Randolyn Zinn

Writer Director Choreographer

Randolyn Zinn is a writer and director living in Brooklyn, NY and North Bennington, Vermont


FRANK, FRANK -- New Georges
THE FOURTH WOMAN -- BACA Downtown, Williamstown Theatre Festival
DREAM AND VARIATIONS -- BACA Downton, Williamstown Theatre Festival
PORTRAIT OF FRIDA -- Williamstown Theatre Festival
GET IT RIGHT -- West Bank Cafe; Williamstown Theatre Festival


MEN OF TORTUGA -- Living Room Theatre in NYC, Oct. 2016
PLAYING WITH FIRE -- Living Room Theatre, August 2016
MEN OF TORTUGA -- Living Room Theatre, June 2016
EXIT THE KING -- Living Room Theatre, July/August 2015
THE CHERRY ORCHARD -- Living Room Theatre, July/August 2014
UNCLE VANYA -- Living Room Theatre Company, July 2013
THE SEAGULL -- Living Room Theatre Company
OUR TOWN -- The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA -- Circle in the Square Theatre School
ALL MY SONS -- The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall
FRANK FRANK -- New Georges
PORTRAIT OF FRIDA -- Williamstown Theatre Festival
VINEGAR TOM -- Circle in the Square Theatre School


"At The Ballet" Conclave: A Journal of Character
"New Girl" Gulf Stream
"Six Dreams" 3 Quarks Daily
"Rowena Cahill" Conclave: A Journal of Character
THE GISELLE ROOM, novel excerpts New School Chapbook Prize
“Mera” Driftwood
“Soleà” from Meson Flamenco Vox
“Lions In The Closet” Rhapsoidia
“Not Here. Not Now. Not Ever.” Unfinished Works Anthology
“Risi e Bisi Carve; Best of Carve; Maisonneuve
“Meson Flamenco NYC” South Dakota Review

Grants and Awards

Winner - New School Fiction Prize - The Giselle Room 2006
The Jerome Foundation Travel Grant - Meson Flamenco
Winner - Unfinished Works - “Not Here. Not Now. Not Ever.” 2005
Finalist - Vox Prose Poem Contest - “Soleà” March 2006
Finalist - Orchid Literary Prize - “Rowena Cahill” 2005
Finalist - Meridian Fiction Contest - “Rowena Cahill” 2004
Pushcart Prize Nomination - “Risi e Bisi” 2003
Finalist-- Raymond Carver Short Story Prize “Risi e Bisi” 2003
Vermont Community Fund Grant - 2004
Opportunity Grant Vermont Arts Council -- 2004
3rd place - Matt Clark Prize – “Lions In The Closet”- 2003


Pace University Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing 2004 - present
Circle in the Square Theater School: Director and professor of Movement Analysis
The Juilliard School: Choreographer and professor of Movement for Actors
Lincoln Center Institute: NYC Public Schools Teaching Artist
Affiliate Artist – Lake Charles, Louisianna


MFA Creative Writing/Fiction New School University 2003
Bachelor of Arts SUNY Empire
Associate of Arts Colby Sawyer College

Fiction - Helen Schulman, Abbey Thomas, Mary Gordon,
Jeffrey R. Allen, Marilynne Robinson, Dani Shapiro, David Gates,
Jonathan Dee, Katherine Vaz,
Poetry - Marie Ponsot, Zoë Anglessey, Karen Swenson
Playwriting= - Edward Black, Kent Brown
Screenwriting - Anne Landsman

Dance and Choreography Resume upon request
All work present on this site copyright Randolyn Zinn 1970-2013

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