Margot Connolly is a playwright and librettist originally from Pleasantville, NY. Her plays include BELFAST KIND (Winner, JPP's Jewish Playwriting Contest, Patty Abramson Prize Finalist), QUIZ OUT (Princess Grace Finalist, 2019 Kilroy’s Honorable Mention), THE TWITCH (Princess Grace Finalist), and TOUGH (Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival.) Her work has been produced and developed through Repertory St. Louis, Primary Stages, Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Playwrights Center, the Drama League, the Jewish Plays Project, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and The Juilliard School, among others. She's the recipient of an EST/Sloan commission, a 2010-2011 Core Apprentice at the Playwrights Center and has been a finalist for the Jerome Fellowship, the Emerald Prize, and the Princess Grace Award. She received her BA from Bennington College, her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights Workshop, and is a recent graduate of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights’ Program at Juilliard.