MICHELINE AUGER is an award-winning playwright, producer and newbie film director. She has recently been awarded Compass Needle's 2017/18 commission to develop a new American musical. Her play #love95times developed in 2017 with The Farm Theater Commission was nominated for the Kennedy Center's David Mark Cohen Award. She received the 2015 Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Original Full-Length Script for her play Donkey Punch, which received an off-Broadway run at SoHo Playhouse (Time Out NY Critics' pick) and was voted one of Indie Theater’s 2014 People of the Year and was awarded with National Theatre Conference’s Paul Green Award by veteran Broadway producer Liz McCann. Her work has been developed/produced by Dixon Place, Primary Stages, The Flea Theater, Labyrinth, Rising Phoenix Rep, Barefoot Theatre Company, Ivy Theater Company, Lesser American, The Amoralists,, FringeNYC, New York Madness, OMPF, Horse Trade Theatre Group, Riot Act, Caps Lock Theatre Company, Sugarspace and Highways Performance Complex, among others.
Auger is also the creator and editor-in-chief of Theaterspeak and the event WRITE OUT FRONT which has put over 200 playwrights in the window of the Drama Book Shop writing new plays on view of the public in the Times Square Theater District. WRITE OUT FRONT and has been featured on the front page of the NYTimes Saturday Arts Section, WNYC, Time Out NY, and the news show, NY1. She has worked with and produced for the Lilly Awards Foundation and is a proud member of The Playwright/Director Unit at the Actors Studio, the Barefoot Theater Company Family, New York Madness Theater Company and the Dramatist Guild.