Artist Bio

Laura Jacqmin

Laura Jacqmin was a member of the Goodman’s 2010/2011 Playwrights Unit, through which Two Lakes, Two Rivers was originally commissioned and developed. The play was also workshopped this summer at London’s Royal Court Theatre through the 2011 International Residency. Ms. Jacqmin was the recipient of the 2008 Wasserstein Prize for an emerging female playwright. Her plays include Look, We Are Breathing (Sundance Institute Theatre Lab), Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (originally produced by At Play/Chicago Dramatists in 2010 and subsequently remounted at 16th Street Theater and Theater on the Lake in 2011) and Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s First Look Repertory of New Work). Her work has been produced and developed at Atlantic Theater Company, Vineyard Theatre, Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub, Chicago Dramatists, Second Stage Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, 24 Hour Plays Off Broadway and more. She is currently working on commissions for South Coast Repertory, Arden Theatre Company, InterAct Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Theater/National New Play Network, Carthage College and the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Ms. Jacqmin holds a BA from Yale University and an MFA from Ohio University.

(October 2011)