Rae Binstock

Art Discipline: 
New York, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Sep 4, 2017 to Sep 22, 2017

Rae Binstock was raised in Cambridge, MA and earned her BA from Columbia University, where she was mentored by Ellen McLaughlin and David Henry Hwang. Her full-length plays include Watch Me Burn (LezPlay - Pride Films & Plays, Idle Muse Theatre's Athena Festival, The Fresh Fruit Festival), Expedition (Monster Piece Theatre Collective, National Theater for Student Artists, Seymour Brick Memorial Prize for Playwriting), We Are The Light Of The World (Red Theater's National Playwriting Prize, winner of the 84th National Writer's Digest Writing Competition) and The Snowstorm (2016 Historic Elitch Theatre New Works Festival, Harold Clurman Playwright's Division Pick). Rae is a member of New Perspective Theatre's Short Play Lab, a contributing writer at Slate.com, and a co-creator of the web-series Rejected. She is an O'Neill Conference and SPACE at Ryder Farm semifinalist, and has had residencies with the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. Rae lives in Brooklyn, NY.