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playwright , scriptwriter

Marina Shron, Russian playwright, scriptwriter. Fellow, Ragdale Foundation, 1996; grantee fellow/resident, MacDowell Arts Colony, 2001;, 1998, Yaddo Colony, 1999, Walter E. Dakin fellow, Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2000, Fulbright Scholarship, 2004-2005.

Background

Shron, Marina was born on March 25, 1964 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Arrived in United States, 1991. Daughter of Vadim and Galina (Kogan) Shron.

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing, New York University, 1994.

Career

Professor film and liberal arts Savannah (Georgia) College Art and Design, since 2002. Professor film New School University, New York City, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (play) King of Rats (New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in Playwriting, 1997), Christina (Jerome Fellowship in Playwriting, 1998), Time and the Beast (James Thurber Fellowship in Playwriting, 2001), The Guest (The Ministry of Culture of the Former Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Best Play Award, 1990), (screenplay) The Silent Love of the Fish (The Hamptons International Film Festival Honorary Mention, 2000), (non-fiction) Red Blues: Voices from the Last Wave of Russian Immigrants, 2002.

Connections

father:
Vadim Shron

mother:
Galina (Kogan) Shron