Amy Dellagiarino is a playwright and screenwriter whose work has been produced in LA, New York, and Chicago. Her play The Value of Moscow was nominated for a 2019 Stage Raw Award for Best Playwriting and was recently published through Steele Spring Stage Rights. Her comedy feature film Freelancers Anonymous won the 2018 NCGLFF Audience Award for Best Women’s Feature, was a recipient of the Frameline Completion Fund Award, and earned the Reframe Stamp for gender balanced media along with such films as The Favourite, Can You Ever Forgive Me, and Crazy Rich Asians. Her short play The Misfit Mantra won Best Comedy at 2Cents Theatre’s 2018 INK Fest. She has participated in developmental readings of several of her plays with noted LA theatre companies such as Sacred Fools, Theatre of Note, Rogue Machine, and The Blank Theatre Company, and is currently developing her seventh full-length play, Hello, My Name Is... with Moving Arts Theatre as part of their MADLab Play Development Series. She is the resident playwright with Dark Horse Theatre Company in Virginia and a founding member of Walking Shadow Readers Theatre. She earned her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
A Conversation Through the Bathroom Door. Dark Horse Theatre Co. - Herndon, VA. Nov. 2020 Spirit Seekers. Dark Horse Theatre Co. - Herndon, VA July 2020 The Value of Moscow. Sacred Fools Theatre - Los Angeles, CA Nov. - Dec. 2018 *nominated for Best Playwriting at the 2019 Stage Raw Awards Dark Horse Theatre Co. - Herndon, VA April -May 2019 The Misfit Mantra. 2cents Theatre Group - Los Angeles, CA March 2018 *Winner - Best Comedy at INK Fest 2018 Break In. Hollywood Fringe Festival - Los Angeles, CA June 2016 Inhale and Exhale. Something Marvelous Theatre Company - Chicago, IL June 2015 (part of Festival of Magical Realism) 2cents Theatre Group - Los Angeles, CA March 2019 *Runner Up - Best Two-Hander at INK Fest 2019 In Search of Plan A. Arc Theatre - Chicago, IL April 2015 (part of arciTEXT 2015) Limbo. Monkey See, Monkey Do Productions - New York, NY Feb. 2007 co-written with Leigh Poulos
Freelancers Anonymous. Complete festival list available upon request. May 2018 co-written with Lisa Cordileone *2017 Frameline Completion Fund Award Winner *2018 Jury Award - Best Women's Feature Film, North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival *2018 Reframe Stamp for Gender Balanced Media Employee of the Month. Short. June 2020
The Convergence: Season Two. Episodes 2 and 3 Aug. 2018
Books and Articles.
13 Things I Wish I Could Tell My 21-Year-Old Self. Collegehumor.com article June 2015 Jenny Morgan: Certified Genius. available on Amazon.com July 2015
Hello, My Name Is... Moving Arts Theatre Nov. 2020 From the Perspective of a Canoe. Tuesdays@9, Los Angeles Aug. 2020 Clownfish. Brimmer Street Theatre April 2019 No Loitering. Theatre of Note March 2019 Dorm #5. Walking Shadow Readers Theatre Feb. 2021 The Blank Theatre Dec. 2018 Grey Theatre Ensemble Sept. 2016 The Value of Moscow. Sacred Fools Theatre April 2017 Rogue Machine Theatre Aug. 2016 The Hostage Situation. Tuesdays@9, Los Angeles June 2016
Hello, My Name Is... Selected for Moving Arts Theatre's 2020 MADLab Play Development
The Value of Moscow. 2019 Stage Raw Nomination for Best Playwriting - Amy Dellagiarino 2019 Stage Raw Nomination for Best Comedy Direction - Carrie Keranen 2019 Stage Raw Nomination for Best Female Comedic Performance - Madeleine Heil Inhale and Exhale. INK Fest 2019 Best Actress (Comedy) - Krista Conti INK Fest 2019 Runner-Up Best Actor (Comedy) - Aedryan Wulf INK Fest 2019 Runner-Up Best Two-Hander INK Fest 2019 2nd Runner-Up Best Play (Comedy)
The Misfit Mantra. INK Fest 2018 Best Play (Comedy) INK Fest 2018 Best Director (Comedy) - Kristen Boulé INK Fest 2018 Best Actor (Comedy) - Stephen Weston INK Fest 2018 Runner- Up Best Actress (Comedy) - Jessica J'Aime
Freelancers Anonymous. 2017 Frameline Completion Fund Award Winner 2018 Showcase Film - Frameline Film Festival, San Francisco 2018 Jury Award - Best Women's Feature Film - North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2018 Audience Award - Best Actress in a Feature Film - Lisa Cordileone - FilmOut San Diego 2018 Reframe Stamp for Gender Balanced Media
Break In. Semi-finalist for "The Spirit of the Fringe" award, Hollywood Fringe Fest.
Just Be: An Emo Bromance.(co-written with Leigh Poulos) Semi-finalist for 1/2 hour Comedy Pilot Writing Competition, SeriesFest
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. BFA May 2006