Cassie M. Seinuk*
Cassie M. Seinuk*, she/her (Stage Manager) is a Jewish Cuban playwright, AEA Stage Manager, visual artist and educator in Boston, MA. Her play From the Deep has won multiple awards including The Pestalozzi New Play Prize, the Latinidad Playwrights Award at the Kennedy Center, and was a recipient of the Boston University Jewish Culture Endowment, and it appeared on the 2015 Kilroys Honorable Mention List. The production of From the Deep received IRNE Award Nominations, and nearly sold out at 2016 FringeNYC Festival. Eyes Shut. Door Open. or “ESDO” was a recipient of the Bob Jolly Charitable Fund Grant. “ESDO” won the 2016 OnStage Critics Award for an Outstanding New Work. Short play Occupy Hallmark won the 2015 National Ten Minute Play Award at the Kennedy Center. Her play, Dream House, was developed at New Repertory Theatre as part of Next Voices Fellows, and has earned her a Mass. Cultural Council Fellowship. Una Me Da Leche, a trilingual play, was a Semi-Finalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference 2017, received a workshop and reading in the Writers’ Stage at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and was read at the Festival of Women’s Voices hosted by The Boston Center for the Arts in 2019. Most recently, Seinuk was a Finalist for the 2023-26 Core Writer Program, at The Playwrights’ Center with her play Meet Me in the Bathroom. Seinuk’s short plays have been produced internationally, including all over the United States as well as Bucharest and Paris. She is a member of Boston Public Works, The Dramatist Guild, and AEA, and a 2017 Mass. Cultural Council Fellow Finalist. Seinuk is the Vice Chair of Region 1 for the National Playwrights Program at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. She is on faculty at Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing: Stage and Screen, and at Boston Conservatory at Berklee where she teaches a variety of technical theater and literature classes. As a stage manager Seinuk has worked with The American Repertory Theater, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Central Square Theatre (The Nora and URT), Bridge Rep of Boston, SpeakEasy, and The Berkshire Theatre Group.