(Playwright) Neena Beber’s plays include Jump/Cut at Woolly Mammoth, Hard Feelings at Women’s Project, Thirst at The Public, The Dew Point at the SPF/ Summer Play Festival, A Common Vision at Magic Theatre and Tommorowland at New Georges. She has received commissions from Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival of New American Plays), Playwright’s Horizons (Amblin), and Otterbein College, among others. Her one-acts have been included in the anthologies The Best American Short Plays 1996-1997 and Facing Forward. Ms. Beber has received the A.S.K. Exchange to the Royal Court Theatre, Distinguished Alumni Award from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and Paulette Goddard and MacDowell Colony Fellowships. She has written extensively for film and television, receiving several Emmy and Ace-Award nominations for her writing for children’s television and contributed articles to American Theatre, Theatre, and Performing Arts Journal. Her fiction has been published in The Sun and the film Bad Dates (Touchstone) was based on her one-act, Food. Neena graduatated magna cum laude from Harvard University, with a B.A. specializing in Latin American Literature. She holds an M.F.A.from N.Y.U.’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she was a Paulette Goddard Fellow and recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award.