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Alumni Achievements

Sarah Gubbins created the Amazon Prime show I LOVE DICK. She currently writes for the TV series Better Things.

Will Arberry‘s play Plano was a hit last year at Clubbed Thumb in New York. His new play Heroes of the Fourth Turning will be produced this year at Playwrights Horizons. He was recently chosen as a playwright member of New Dramatists

Sofya Levitsky-Weitz is a Jerome Fellow and an incoming Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center.

Chico Mattoso is the head writer and co-creator of Pico da Neblina (JOINT VENTURE) on HBO Latino. He has written and created television series for HBO Brazil and Globo

Marisha Mukherjee has written for The Bridge, Quantico, and Titans. She has a show in development at Netflix.

Ethan Kass has written for Murder in the First.

Terrence Brown has written web series and taught at Second City. He is an Assistant Professor at Notre Dame.

Milta Ortiz runs Borderlands Theatre Company, which has also produced several of her plays.

Jen Spyra writes for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Erik Gernand‘s films have screened at festivals around the world. He is a Senior Lecturer at Northwestern.

Caitlin Kunkel coauthored New Erotica for Feminists, launched the first-ever Satire and Humor Festival in New York City, cofounded the Belladonna comedy website, and writes for Public Radio International’s Live Wire. She additionally teaches satire writing at The Second City.

Lily Mooney writes and performs for the Neo-Futurists

Jenny Hagel writes for Late Night with Seth Meyers and the Golden Globes.

Kendall Sherwood is a writer and producer for Major Crimes and The Code.

Farhan Arshad is a writer on Man with a Plan on CBS.

B.J. Tindall won the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition.

Meridith Friedman writes for Chicago Med and her plays have been widely produced around the country.

Alvara Saar Rios is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Andy Miara was the head writer for the Onion News Network and has developed pilots for Comedy Central, Adult Swim, and TruTV. He teaches at Second City and Emerson.

Taylor Rankin is a Core Apprentice at the Playwrights’ Center

Nayna Agrawal is a staff writer for ABC’s Baker and the Beauty

Exal Iraheta has a play in Victory Garden’s 2019-2020 Ignition Festival.

Gabrielle Fulton Ponder is a staff writer on Ambitions

Jennifer Rumberger has a new play in The Gift theater’s 2019-2020 season