Candrice Jones

LCT: Flex. Steinberg playwright and educator. Plays include Crackbaby (Wasserstein Prize Nomination) and Flex (developed at the 2020 Humana Festival of New American Plays; co-world premiered by TheatreSquared and Theatrical Outfit). From 2014-2018, she produced Re-Imagining the Self, a ten-minute play showcase hosted by Little Rock Central High National Historic Site and the Weekend Theater. Fellow at Callaloo for poetry at Brown University and in London; VONA Playwriting Fellow; CalArts MFA Critical Studies recipient; resident fellow at Ground Floor (housed by the Berkeley Rep), the Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival, MacDowell’s Colony of the Arts; 2019-20 Many Voices Fellow; 2020-21 Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis; and she scheduled to be a resident playwright at Djerassi’s Colony of the Arts in the fall of 2024. Awards: 2023 Kesselring Prize for Playwrighting for Flex, 2022 Celebrate! Maya award.

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  • FLEX - In Conversation

    FLEX - In Conversation

    Go inside FLEX with director Lileana Blain-Cruz, playwright Candrice Jones, and LCT Literary Manager and Dramaturg Jenna Clark Embrey.