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Stacey Denise Engels

Stacey Denise Engels, Canadian playwright, educator. Fellow, Yaddo, 1999; grantee, Canada Council for the Arts, 1993, 1995, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), 2002; scholar, York University, 1990-1992, The New School, 1995-1996.


  • Engels, Stacey Denise was born on May 29, 1966 in Montreal, Canada. Arrived in United States, 1995. Daughter of William Dennis and Mary-Louise Engels.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Creative Writing and English summa cum laude, York University, 1992. Master of Fine Arts in playwriting, The New School, New York, 1997.


    • Personnel director, floral designer Susan Holland & Company, New York City, 1997—2001. Program director, instructor High 5 Tickets to the the Arts, since 2000. Writing workshop leader, writer in residence Visible Theatre, Incorporated, New York York City, since 2002.

      Founder New Studio Lab, New York City, since 2003.


    • Author: (plays) Not a Love Song, 2001, The Ballad of Round Eyes, 2002-2004, Serving Salman, 2003.


    Member Action Research On Literacy, New York City, 2002—2004. Member of Literature Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas, Playwrights Guild Canada, Dramatists Guild American, Laboratoro Studio Testrale, Cities of Asylum (associate).



    Hiking, cooking, reading, yoga.


    • Married Donato Antonio Lemmo, February 14, 1998.
    • father: William Dennis
    • mother: Mary-Louise Engels
    • spouse: Donato Antonio Lemmo
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    Born March 29, 1966
    (age 50)
    • 1992
      York University
    • 1997
      The New School
    • 1997 - 2001
      Personnel director, Susan Holland & Company
    • 1997 - 2001
      floral designer, Susan Holland & Company