Moving Arts MADlab 2023 Playwright

Chelsea Sutton

Chelsea Sutton is an LA-based writer and director of speculative stories. She was a 2016 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow and an alum of the 2022 Clarion UCSD Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop, and her fiction has appeared in Bourbon Penn, F(riction), Speculative City, and CRAFT Literary, among others. Chelsea was a 2018 Sewanee Writers Conference Playwright Fellow and a 2017 Humanitas PlayLA award winner her plays have been finalists for the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Woodward/Newman Drama Award, Reva Shiner Comedy Award, and others. She co-wrote Welcome to the Blumhouse Live, an interactive film event for Blumhouse/Amazon Prime by Little Cinema, which was nominated for a 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Program. She is the Associate Artistic Director at Rogue Artists Ensemble where she co-founded and co-directs the Rogue Lab New Play Incubator. She holds an MFA from UC Riverside.