REhana mirza - playwright
Rehana Lew Mirza is the recipient of a 2016 Lilly Award (Stacey Mindich commission) and is currently a Rita Goldberg Playwrights’ Workshop Fellow at the Lark, and on a shared Mellon residency with Mike Lew at Ma-Yi.
Full-length plays include: Soldier X (productions: Ma-Yi, Brooklyn College. NYSCA Commission, Lark Studio Retreat, Kilroy selection.); Neighborhood Watch (NNPN/InterAct commission); Lonely Leela (productions: Desipina; LPAC. readings: Magic Theatre, New Georges); Barriers (productions: Desipina; Asian American Theater Company); Hatefuck (Primary Fresh Ink reading); and if it's sad i don't want to see it (readings: Queens Theater, 2G).
Honors include: NBC Shorts Audience Award; E.S.T. Sloan Commission; La Jolla Commission (with Mike Lew); Tofte Artist residency; IAAC residency with the Lark, John Golden Award, and a LMCC artist grant. She is a current member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and the Primary Stages Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group.
MFA: Columbia University; BFA: NYU Tisch.