Biography

Annie Pulsipher started her career as a youth playwright performing and writing short plays for her high school drama club and the Utah Arts festival. She then received her BA at Brigham Young University with a minor in Playwriting and a major in Indecisiveness (i.e. Humanities). Her thesis play Voodoo You Do won the Mayhew Playwriting Award and was selected for Production in the 2013 season of the Kensington Theatre Company. 

 

She’s had readings of her work with New York’s Midtown International Theatre Festival, ARTS New Works Tri-State, CMU’s Playground Festival, and the Kennedy Center. She is a two-time regional 10-minute play KCACTF finalist. Her musical, The Trouble With Dead Boyfriends won the MCL Chicago's Premiere Premiere's New Musical Festival and is slated for New York premiere at SheNYC 2018. 

 

Her screenplay The Glowing Gene received a $15,000 dollar grant from the Alfred P. Sloan foundation and a $50,000 grant for additional development from the Tribeca Film Institute. She received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama under Rob Handel.