Eugenie hails from Bridgehampton, NY, a small town on eastern Long Island. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2010, with a BA in English, and subsequently lived in Boston and New York City, where she pursued theater and worked as a home-school teacher and after-school tutor. She recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with her MFA in Dramatic Writing.
Her full-length plays have won the Kennedy Center Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, BroadwayWorld Award for Best Play in South Carolina, the Trustus Theatre Playwrights Contest, the Mountain Playhouse Comedy Writing Competition, the Venus Theatre Festival, the University of Tulsa’s WomensWork Competition, and the Variations Theatre Group’s Unchained Festival. They have been produced by Trustus Theatre, iDiOM Theatre, South Park Theatre, and 3 Brothers Theatre, as well as in festivals with the Secret Theatre, Venus Theatre, Variations Theatre Group, Alumnae Theatre, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, and the Midwinter Madness Festival.
Her 30 minute pilot, Fanny Slept Here, is a finalist for the Humanitas Student Comedy Writing TV Pilot Competition, and her 60 minute pilot for a mini-series, Colossus, received a $5000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Her short screenplay, The Yard, won the 2015 Cinequest Screenwriting Competition and the 2015 New York Screenplay Contest.
Eugenie's short plays have been published by Heuer and the Canyon Voices Literary Magazine, and produced by Boston Theater Marathon, T. Schreiber Studio Shorts, Silver Spring Stage, the Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Alumnae Theatre, Rhapsody Collective, Radio Theatre Project, Love Creek Productions, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Mirror Theatre Company, The Complete Theatre, Pan Theater, The Edward Hopper House, Future Tenant, The Short + Sweet Festival, and Playwrights’ Round Table. They have also received readings as part of the Future is Female Festival, the Little Black Dress INK’s Female Playwrights Onstage Project, the KCACTF Region II Festival, the KCACTF Director’s Lab, Arcadia University, and the iDiOM Theatre’s Brass Monkey Series.
You can read her plays on the New Play Exchange.