Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists and Authors
Claudia Haas has been writing plays, primarily for teens, for eighteen years. She has been honored with 1st Place in the 2009-10 Anna Zornio Memorial Play Writing Contest, 2007 Aurand Harris Play Writing Competition, the 2007 Bonderman Symposium at the Indiana Repertory Theatre and twice by the Jackie White Memorial Children’s Playwriting Contest. Other honors include The Prince George Children’s Theatre winner, The Nantucket Short Play Festival and the Marilyn Hall Awards. Many of her plays are commissioned from local theatres and schools in Minnesota with an eye towards writing for young performers. Her plays have seen over 700 productions in every state in the U.S. as well as abroad. She holds a B.A. in Speech and Theatre from Wagner College. Additional theatre studies continued at Circle-in-the-Square Theatre and HB Studios in New York City. She has been a teaching artist in the Twin Cities for 23 years. For more information, see claudiahaas.com.