Claire Kiechel’s plays include: Umma Lappa Soon (Colt Coeur’s 2013 Play Hotel series; Naked Angels reading; nominated for The Kilroy’s The List); Some Dark Places of the Earth (semi-finalist, O’Neill National Playwriting Conference); Well, What Do You Want (to See)? (performed and written with Diane Exavier at Bowery Poetry Club); Play/Date (co-written, produced by 3LD); St. Vitus’ Dance (finalist, Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop); Wolf Play (winner of the 2012 Samuel French Off Off Festival Short Play Festival, published by Samuel French); Norway (Crashbox Theater Company reading, developed at the 2012 Orchard Project); Be Careful of Words (devised with Helikon Rep); Whale Song Or: Learning to Live with Mobyphobia (FringeNYC 2011). Readings and productions of her plays have been held at the LaMaMa, the Kraine, Brick Theater, Theaterlab, Bowery Poetry Club, and the Beckett Theater. She is member of the 2015 Pipeline PlayLab class. She has a BA from Amherst College and an MFA in playwriting from the New School for Drama.