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Monet Hurst-Mendoza

 
Bio:
Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center (VEIL'D, world premiere), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, |the claque|, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Amios, The Oneness Project, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center (VEIL'D, world premiere), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, |the claque|, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Amios, The Oneness Project, ... (read complete bio)
 

Monet Hurst-Mendoza Biography

Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center (VEIL'D, world premiere), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, |the claque|, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Amios, The Oneness Project, The Other Mirror, Magic Time @ Judson, Atlantic Acting School/ NYU Tisch, The Kupferberg Center for the Arts, #serials@The Flea, WP Theater, The Public Theater, Playwright‚Äôs Playground at Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She is a current member of the 2017-2018 R&D Group at The Civilians and is a 2016-2018 Van Lier Fellow at New Dramatists. Monet is an alum of the 2017 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater and was a 2014-2016 Time Warner/Women‚Äôs Project Lab Fellow. She has held residencies with The Other Mirror, The MITTEN Lab, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She has been a finalist for Playwright's Week and the New York Jerome Fellowship at The Lark, Old Vic New Voices US/UK Exchange, the Many Voices Fellowship at The Playwright's Center, the Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, Artemisia Fall Festival, The Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Forward Flux Three New American Plays Project, and the Leah Ryan FEWW Prize (Honorable Mention, 2017). Smith Prize for Political Theatre and Cherry Lane Mentor Project nominations. Broadway: Assistant to the Playwright for OSLO at Lincoln Center Theater. She is a proud affiliate of Rising Circle Theater Collective, where she co-facilitates INKtank/PlayRISE‚ÄĒa developmental writers lab and new works festival for emerging playwrights of color. B.A.: Marymount Manhattan College.





Monet Hurst-Mendoza News

Keen Co to Present Keen Teens Festival of New Work 2022 Photo Keen Co to Present Keen Teens Festival of New Work 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced that The Keen Teens Festival of New Work will offer three new one-acts by C. Quintana, Bleu Beckford-Burell, and Stephanie Swirsky, featuring a cast of New York City high school students.

Westport Country Playhouse Commissions Three Playwrights to Develop New Works Photo Westport Country Playhouse Commissions Three Playwrights to Develop New Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Westport Country Playhouse has announced the first formal group of commissioned playwrights in the theater’s 91-year history: Matthew Greene, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, and Johnny G. Lloyd.

Alley Theatre Announces Programming For The 2022 Alley All New Festival Photo Alley Theatre Announces Programming For The 2022 Alley All New Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

The Alley Theatre announces the line-up for the 2022 Alley All New Festival, June 16 - June 26, 2022. The Festival will feature five new plays including readings, workshop performances, and an early draft preview. Festival playwrights include Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Austin-based Kirk Lynn completing a Thornton Wilder work, Kemp Powers, Don X. Nguyen, and Alley commissioned artist and Houstonian ShaWanna Renee Rivon. 

Alley Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a Ken Ludwig World Premiere & More Photo Alley Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a Ken Ludwig World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has announced the 2022-23 season which includes six world premieres including three world premiere plays, two world premiere adaptations, and one world premiere musical. The 76th season also marks the return of the Summer Chills series, after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Na Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Natalie Walker & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return on Tuesday, September 14th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances. Sixteen actors have been paired with writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd   Annual FESTIVAL OF  Photo National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2021. This year, NAMT ‚Äės Festival of New Musicals will be presented as a unique digital and in-person hybrid, allowing wider accessibility for attendees.

Mad Cow Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Women's Voices Play Festival Photo Mad Cow Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Women's Voices Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its 2nd Annual Women’s Voices Play Festival celebrating new plays by Women+ playwrights. After the success of the first festival and subsequent mini-fests featuring 15 new plays by women+ playwrights in 2020, this uplifting project returns for a second round of submissions.

New York Stage and Film Announces 2020 Artists/Projects-in-Residence Photo New York Stage and Film Announces 2020 Artists/Projects-in-Residence
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

New York Stage and Film announces the 2020 Artists/Projects-in-Residence: Shairi Engle, Morgan Green, Khiyon Hursey, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Jian Jung, Ilya Khodosh, Sandra Tsing Loh, Molly Beach Murphy, Phanésia Pharel, Brian Quijada, Christina Quintana (CQ), Nygel D. Robinson, Keenan Scott II, Susan Tenney, Lucie Tiberghien and Lily Wolff.

On Site Opera Announces Forty Additional Performances of TO MY DISTANT LOVE Photo On Site Opera Announces Forty Additional Performances of TO MY DISTANT LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will extend To My Distant Love, the world's first telephone-based opera experience with forty additional performances through August 23.

On Site Opera Extends Run of TO MY DISTANT LOVE Photo On Site Opera Extends Run of TO MY DISTANT LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2020

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will extend To My Distant Love, the world's first telephone-based opera experience with sixty additional performances through August 6.