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Lanie Zipoy

(Producer) Credits include the world premiere of Laura Marks’ Bethany (Women’s Project Theater, associate producer), Transit Lounge’s You Are Dead. You Are Here., the world English language premiere of Jelena Kajgo’s Realists (HERE), Mari Brown’s 23 Feet in 12 Minutes (New Orleans and AFO Fest), Mac Rogers’ Universal Robots (Manhattan Theatre Source, ITBA’s 2009 Best Off-Off Broadway Play and 4 New York Innovative Theatre Awards nominations, including Outstanding Production), Michael Niederman’s The Riverside Symphony (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, nominated for 7 festival awards, including Outstanding Overall Production), Jeffrey Pfeiffer’sThe Battle of Spanktown (New York International Fringe Festival), and the Brooklyn premiere of Caroline, or Change (The Gallery Players; nominated for the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Musical). Lanie produced 7 Sins in 60 Minutes, a collaboratively created devised piece by Cheryl L. Davis, Chisa Hutchinson, Anne Phelan, Natalia Naman, Melisa Tien, Paula Cizmar, Olga de la Fuente and Melanie Sutherland, at HERE and the Philly Fringe.  For two years (2007 and 2008), she served as the executive director of the Estrogenius Festival, expanding the celebration of women’s voices from four weeks to five weeks. Lanie is the co-founder and producing director of Voices Inside/Out, a theatrical exchange program that supports the playwriting program and the professional playwriting residency at a medium security prison in Kentucky and presents the short plays written by inmates in New York City. She edits the Works by Women blog and is a contributor to The Huffington Post. Lanie is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, and the co-chair of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honorary Awards Committee. She is also a Time Warner Foundation Fellow of the 2012-2014 Lab at Women’s Project Theater, NYC.

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