Becca Worthington

Teaches at The Barrow Group Acting School

As a playwright, Becca Worthington has written and received full productions of her original works These Are the Days (1998), Bubblegum (2000), Regeneration (2001 and 2003), The Flip Side (2002), How to Fall Apart (2004), A Day without Parents/O Zi Fara Parintii (2007), Missing in the Middle/Lipseste in Mijlocul (2007), Professor von Awesome (2009, STC co-writer), The Legend of Johnny 15 (2010, STC co-writer), The Apocalypse of John (2011, STC co-writer, 2012 New York Fringe Festival, 2012 Philly Fringe Festival), and has received stage readings of her plays What We’ve Become at the Black Dahlia Theatre in 2005 and Committed at The Barrow Group in 2012. After receiving her degree in English and Playwriting from James Madison University in 2002, she spent two years as a Staff Reader for Stage and Theatrical Production at Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles and was a member of The Black Dahlia Theatre. She then joined the Peace Corps and served as Theatre Specialist to the Republic of Moldova for two years, writing and directing children’s plays for a social interactive theatre initiative, which were performed in Romanian and Russian at orphanages throughout the country. Upon her return to America, she moved to New York, where she has been an active playwright and a member of the Serious Theatre Collective since 2009. She has been serving as Literary Manager of The Barrow Group since May 2010, through which she has curated, workshopped, and overseen more than 15 readings as part of The Barrow Group Reading Series. Becca has had twelve of her plays performed in four U.S. states, two countries, and in three languages, received a playwriting scholarship to Sewanee Writer’s Conference in 2006, and was a finalist for the Mark Twain Prize for comic Playwriting at the KCACTF Festival in 2002.

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