Lynne Bolen

Since 1999, Lynne Bolen has been active with New Voices Playwrights Theatre as a playwright, director, producer, and actor, and she serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors.  She was a member of the former Vanguard Theatre Ensemble.

Lynne’s plays have been published in Best American Short Plays 2013-2014Best American Short Plays 2011-2012, and Best 5-Minute Plays, all published by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Hal Leonard Publishing). Her plays have been published in the New Voices Annual Anthology of Short Plays in 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014, and in the New Voices Holiday Plays 2017.

Lynne’s plays have been produced at Niagara University, NY; Acadia University, Nova Scotia; University of Rhode Island; Arizona State University; University of Northwestern, MN; Bethel College, KS; DePaul College Prep, IL; The Hotchkiss School, CT; Oak Park High School, CA; Drama West Productions; Stage Door Repertory Theatre; MUZEO; OC Pavilion Performing Arts Center; Chance Theater; Vanguard Theatre; Gallery Theatre; STAGEStheatre; Cabrillo Playhouse; Empire Theatre; and Mysterium Theater.

Lynne has directed over 50 plays for New Voices and other theatrical productions and has produced dozens of shows. As an actor, she has appeared in numerous stage productions, award winning films, and music videos.

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