About

 

Debbie Bolsky is a playwright and screenwriter as well as co-founder of the theatrical collective The Athena Cats.  She was also executive producer of The Athena Cats first production, Blueprint for Paradise that ran at the Hudson Theatre Mainstage July 28-September 4, 2016.

Bolsky’s feature play, Ashes to Ashes, is scheduled for its world premiere in Los Angeles as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre December 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018. http://www.ashestoashestheplay.com/

Bolsky has written eleven stage plays and screenplays, currently in various stages of development, that features strong and layered roles for women and explores themes of death, baseball, and politics.  Her stage play Biking with Andrew Scott enjoyed a successful run in Los Angeles in 2008.   

Her current projects include the stage plays Ashes to Ashes, Three Sides, and Bringing a Urine Sample to Hitler and Other Stories of My Crazy Mother as well as her screenplay, Diamond Behind the Plate (aka The Umpire Has No Balls) investigating and celebrating one of her greatest passions, baseball.

Bolsky’s past experience and expertise in film is multi-faceted, having worked as Associate Producer on Laurel Wetzork's independent film Rogues (2003), as Executive Producer on Katie Rogers documentary, Carless In L.A. (2016), and as Vice President, Media Advertising at Columbia Pictures (Sony Pictures Entertainment).

Bolsky is an active member of the Dramatists GuildInternational Centre for Women Playwrights, The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights (ALAP), New Play Exchange, Film Independent and a contributor and associated with the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative (LAFPI).  LAFPI is an LA-based movement spearheaded by women and men working to ensure that women playwrights are fairly represented on local stages, and beyond.


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