Lizzie Olesker
(United States)

Lizzie Olesker is a playwright, dramaturg, and director. Her original works, exploring the hidden history and poetry of everyday experience, have been developed and seen at the Public Theater, Clubbed Thumb, Dixon Place, Ohio Theater, Invisible Dog, New Georges, and Cherry Lane Theater. Her collaborative, hybrid documentary film The Washing Society (2018) was shown at international festivals, BAM, the National Gallery, etc. and began as a site-specific performance in NYC neighbourhood laundromats. She's taught playwriting at the New School, Purchase, and NYU.

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