actress looks to the side with her eyes, with half her face engulfed in light and the rest of her body in shadow and two actors standing behind her

12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) by Caridad Svich; Photo: Lawrence Peart (2019)

headshot of Daphne Silbiger, who has blue eyes and is wearing red-framed glasses, a black cap and a flower behind their ear

Daphne Silbiger

Daphne Silbiger

Daphne Silbiger is a M.F.A. in Playwriting candidate from Philadelphia. Their writing has been seen at JACK, Play Date at Pete's Candy Store, Sitka Fine Arts Camp, The Secret Theatre, Irondale, Abrons Arts Center, Little Theatre at Dixon Place and as a part of Corkscrew Theater Festival. Their technical work has included projects with Target Margin Theater, WP Theater, Soho Rep., The Bushwick Starr, This is Not a Theatre Company, Minor Theater and Ars Nova. Their play Six Years Old was published in 2019 by Dramatists Play Service, and they were recognized as a 2019 Relentless Award semi-finalist for their play Pound. Silbiger also plays with the band Go Home. They like writing stories about moments of transition and draw inspiration from queer theory, performance history and music. After studying medieval literature and art history at the University of Virginia, Silbiger graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Literature and Performance Studies in 2016. Learn more at daphnesilbiger.com

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