Malena Pennycook

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Malena Pennycook is a writer and performer currently pursuing a M.F.A. in Theatre with a specialization in playwriting at The University of Texas at Austin. She has developed new theatre with The Public Theater's Under the Radar, Santa Cruz Shakespeare, The Flea Theater, New Georges, Dixon Place, The Brick and Fresh Ground Pepper, among others. Her solo show Am I Busy Yet? received a workshop production at the Oregon Fringe Festival in Spring of 2020. She is a recipient of the Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship. Pennycook received her B.F.A. from NYU Tisch as part of the Experimental Theatre Wing. 


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