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Kevin Christopher Snipes

KEVIN CHRISTOPHER SNIPES  (1979 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Kevin Christopher Snipes is a playwright living in New York City. His plays have been performed at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Bailiwick Repertory, New York Stage & Film, Moving Arts, Hippodrome State Theatre (Fl), and as part of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival. He is the recipient of an Artists Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting from the New York Foundation of the Arts, the Larry Corse International Prize for Playwriting, and an Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Fellowship. He has also been a finalist for the Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship, the O'Neill Conference, Sundance Screenwriter's Lab and the Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship. His one-act "Virgin Rock" was named Best Play of the Riant Theatre's 2005 One-Act Festival and subsequently published in The Best Plays of the Riant Strawberry One-Act Festival: Volume 3. Kevin is the co-creator of Valerie the Roboceptionist, the world's first storytelling robot receptionist formerly on display at Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science. He holds a MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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Beautiful World         Bitter Taste, A         Chimes, The         Hip-Skidoo         Party Lights         Procreation of Amoebas and the Meaning of Life, The         Vile Bodies         Virgin Rock, Part 1         Virgin Rock, Part 2



Beautiful World

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Notes:
part of the Black Box New Play Festival

1st Produced:
Gallery Players, NY    2009

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One Act

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Bitter Taste, A

Synopsis:
An encounter with an underage male prostitute forces two life-long friends to question the nature of their friendship and their own identities.

Notes:
part of Thicker Than Water 2006. NY premier part of Thicker Than Water 2006. Chicago premier made with Bailiwick Repertory (July 2007).

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Organisations:
Ensemble Studio Theatre

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Genre:
full length Play/Drama. - - Gay, one act

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Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Chimes, The

Synopsis:
Four boys at a New England boarding school at the dawn of the second World War are drawn together by their love of Shakespeare and torn apart by the approaching war.

Notes:
Winner of the 2007 Larry Corse International Prize for Playwriting

1st Produced:
Theatre on the PArk, Columbus, GA    2008

Organisations:
Columbus State University

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Genre:
Play/Drama. - - Gay, full length

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Male:  8            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Hip-Skidoo

Synopsis:
In 1967 a vivacious Southern housewife kidnaps her sulking teenage son and takes him on a cross-country roadtrip. When their car breaks down in the middle of a desert, mother and son are forced to confront the issues they've desperately been trying to leave behind.

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1st Produced:
Studio/Stage Theater, Los Angeles, CA    2008

Organisations:
Moving Arts

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Genre:
One Act

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Party Lights

Synopsis:
A lonely woman attempts to make a connection with a stranger at her birthday party.

Notes:
NY production part of Asking 4 Trouble 2006. LA premier At the Secret Rose Theater in October 2006 As part of ACToberFest 2006.

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Youngblood

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Genre:
Ten Min

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Procreation of Amoebas and the Meaning of Life, The

Synopsis:
A young man searches for the meaning of life with the help of his New Age girlfriend and his gay, alcoholic roommate.

Notes:
Winner: 1997 Young Playwright's Festival

1st Produced:
Hippodrome State Theatre, Gainesville, FL    1997

Organisations:
Young Playwright's Festival

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Genre:
play One Act

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  1 voice

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Vile Bodies

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1st Produced:
EST'S OctoberFest    -

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Virgin Rock, Part 1

Synopsis:
In a rural Southern town, a prescient young black woman attempts to save her husband from the specter of death haunting their house in the form of a great black bird.

Notes:
Winner: Best Supporting Actress (Pittsburgh New Works Festival)

1st Produced:
Hamburg Studio Theatre    2003

Organisations:
Pittsburgh New Plays Festival

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Music:
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Genre:
play One Act

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Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Virgin Rock, Part 2

Synopsis:
In a rural Southern town, two best friends reunite after seven years to face unresolved issues.

Notes:
Winner: Best Play of the Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival 2005 And subsequently published in Best Plays from the Strawberry One-Act Festival, Vol. 3.

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Organisations:
13th Street Repertory

1st Published:
iUniverse, 2006   -

Music:
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Genre:
play One Act

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Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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