(Bio as of December 2021)
Scottie Thomasin Barsotti is a playwright and author originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She writes plays of all kinds, but focuses on work in the Horror genre. Scottie’s plays include Brewed, The Revenants, Kill Me, Entry (or, you think you know me), Jet Black Chevrolet, Facing Angela, and adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Body Snatcher and H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth. Her plays have been produced and/or developed by the Goodman Theatre, WildClaw Theatre, Curious Theatre Branch, The Route 66 Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists, Lifeline Theatre, Stage Left Theatre, The Ruckus, Tympanic Theatre, the side project, and Steep Theatre among others. Scottie's work has been seen at the New York International Fringe Festival and the Rhinoceros Theater Festival, as well as festivals produced by SCI-FEST Los Angeles, Collaboraction, American Theater Company and many more, as well as live events such as the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), WildClaw Theatre’s DEATHSCRIBE, and the Paper Machete. She was a finalist for the 2016 Lanford Wilson Award. Scottie received a BA in English from Denison University, an MFA in Writing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a Resident Playwright alumna of Chicago Dramatists.