AMY E. WITTING finally admits she is from New Jersey although now resides in Sunnyside, New York. She received her bachelor's degree from Ithaca College, and her MFA in playwriting from Hunter College, where she studied under Tina Howe, Arthur Kopit, & Mark Bly. She is a current Artist-In-Residence at Abingdon Theatre Company in NY.
Her plays include The House On The Hill (Atlantic Theater Inaugural LAUNCH Commission, NNPN National Showcase), The Midnight Ride of Sean & Lucy (Roundabout Underground Reading), & Day 392 (The Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop).
She received a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship, The Anne Freedman Grant, and has been a nominee for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Weissberger Award, Stavis Award, and Theatre Visions Award. Her plays have been developed at The Lark Play Development Center, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Pipeline PlayLAB, Tofte Lake Center, Roundabout Theatre Space Jam, National New Play Network, & The Kennedy Center.
Amy is a a member of The Dramatists Guild, an affiliated artist with National New Play Network, a member of Mission to Ditmars Propulsion Lab, and founder of aWe Creative Group. She is a Teaching Artist with Atlantic Theater Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, & Strike Anywhere. Leading with love is her most important credit.