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Lolly Ward

Lolly Ward

She/Her

Biography

Lolly Ward is currently collaborating with composer/lyricist Holly Richards on CESSAIR, a musical celebrating an epic adventure in early Irish mythology. Her plays include Gone (Theatre 33), Mate (The Actors’ Gang; California Institute of Technology), Do You Take This Woman? (Smith and Kraus, Best Ten-Minute Plays 2019), and Bonus (Smith and Kraus, Best Ten-Minute Plays 2023). She originated roles in Sarah Ruhl’s Orlando, served as a dramaturg and judge for Caltech’s Mach 33 Festival of New Science-Driven Plays, and received the Max K. Lerner Playwriting Fellowship. After several years in Los Angeles as a member of the Playwrights Union, she moved to Portland, Oregon, where she cofounded and directs LineStorm Playwrights. She recently edited a collection of outdoor plays with LineStorm for Applause Books titled Go Play Outside: Twenty-Five Short Plays Written for the Great Outdoors. Read her work on the New Play Exchange.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Regions

  • LA/Southern California
  • Seattle/Pacific NW

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Theatrical Bookwriter

Additional Skills

  • Playwright
  • Arts Administration

Affiliations

  • ACTORS EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA)
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
  • SAG/AFTRA