Claire Kiechel | The Orchard Project

Claire Kiechel

Professional Residency

Years: 2014

CLAIRE KIECHEL is a New York-based theater maker and sometimes LA-based film and TV writer. Her plays include Paul Swan is Dead & Gone (The Civilians at Torn Page), Sophia (Alley Theatre All-New Festival 2019); the haunted (City Theatre's Momentum Festival, additional development at Seattle Rep); Pilgrims (The Gift Theatre; Alley All New Reading Series; The Lark’s Playwrights’ Week 2016; The Kilroys' The List 2016); Lulu Is Hungry with composer Avi Amon at Ars Nova’s ANT Fest 2016; and Some Dark Places of the Earth at The New School for Drama.

She has received commissions from Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Rep, and the Alley Theatre, and has a BA from Amherst College and an MFA from the New School for Drama. She was a writer for Netflix's second season of THE OA (watch it now!) and was also on the upcoming HBO series WATCHMEN. She is developing a pilot with Annapurna & EOne, as well as a film for Disney with Justin Springer at Secret Machine.