Alexis is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Her plays have had readings, been developed or produced in California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, Texas, Ohio and Wyoming. Plays include: MONTE, TENNESSEE (Dixon Place & Exquisite Corpse Company) WANDA, DAISY & THE GREAT RAPTURE (Exquisite Corpse Company, Available Light Theatre, The Landing Theatre Company, Relative Theatrics), TRANSPLANT (Available Light Theatre, UO Pocket Playhouse), BLESSING IN THE SKY (Foundry Theatre Chicago), ASTRAL (UO Pocket Playhouse, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival), and LIGHTNING BUGS (Foundry Theatre Chicago). She grew up in Nashville and Los Angeles, earned a BA in Theatre from the University of Oregon, and subsequently studied playwriting with José Rivera (Noor Theatre, Torn/Page, NYC) and Jennifer Schlueter (University of Oregon, for/word company). She was the winner of the University of Oregon’s 2011 New Voices Competition, is a KCACTF National Playwriting Finalist, received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 ATHE Jane Chambers Award, and was a finalist for The Landing Theatre Company’s 2017 New American Voices Reading Series, Relative Theatrics 2017 Playwrights Voiced Reading Series, Project Y Playwrights Group, and the 2018 Jeffrey Award. She's a proud member of The Pool writing group at the Brick Theatre in Brooklyn, Exquisite Corpse Company’s Playwriting Labs, and the Dramatists Guild.
LIST OF PLAYS
For a complete list of Alexis’ plays, visit www.alexisschaetzle.com.
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|WANDA, DAISY AND THE GREAT RAPTURE - Theresa Lee||Alexis Schaetzle||
A woman who has recently committed suicide describes her inner chaos, her search for happiness, and what her life on Earth was like.
|WANDA, DAISY AND THE GREAT RAPTURE - Wanda||Alexis Schaetzle||
A twenty-one-year-old girl describes a religious awakening to her troubled step-sister.
|WANDA, DAISY, AND THE GREAT RAPTURE - Daisy||Alexis Schaetzle||
A wild-spirited seventeen year old girl tells a story that serves as her talent for a teen beauty pageant.