Resume and Press


Claire Rice is a playwright and director.  She has worked with Thunderbird Theatre Company, No Nude Men, Three Wise Monkeys, PianoFight, AtmosTheatre, Wiley West Productions, San Francisco Theater Pub, San Francisco Olympians Theatre Festival, Custom Made Theatre Company, DIVAFest, AmiosWest and is a co-founder of Ann Marie Productions and of Loud and Unladylike. She directed Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them by Christopher Durang for Custom Made Theatre, You're Going to Bleed by M.R. Fall, Kristin Hersh's Rat Girl adapted for the stage by Stuart Bousel and Hilarity by Allison Page for DIVAfest.  Her plays include Sex in the Next Room, Woman Come Down, The Carmine Lie, It Ain't Me, Water Line, Demeter's Daughter, Pride and Succubus, Ares and Eris, Cassandra, The Effects of Ultraviolet Light, Choose Your Own Apocalypse, and Purity

Claire graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a BFA in Performance. before moving to San Francisco to earn her MFA in Playwriting from SF State.  She has taught theatre at SF State and as the Awards Coordinator at Theatre Bay Area. She lives and works in San Francisco with her wonderful husband.     

She is currently working on a new play, My Cannibal Summer, for Awesome Theatre's Terror-Rama 3: Dead The Whole Time; which will premier in San Francisco in October 2018. More information can be found here: http://awesometheatre.org/


She also thinks it's weird she wrote this in the third person. 

Contact:
claireannrice@gmail.com


Resume

Directing


Full Length
HILARITY by Allison Page
DIVAfest 2015 

Kristin Hersh's Rat Girl, adapted for the stage by Stuart Bousel   
DIVAfest, 2013          
                               
YOU’RE GOING TO BLEED by Melissa Fall           
DIVAfest, 2012                                             

Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them by Christopher Durang        
Custom Made Theatre Company, 2012 West Coast Premier                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Juno en Victoria by Stuart Bousel                                                                                      Wily West Productions, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SERVE BY EXPIRATION by Sang Kim                                                                                     Thunderbird Theatre Company, 2008

That Horrible In Between Place by Gabrielle Gomez                                  
Ann Marie Productions, 2008


Solo Plays
PUSSY by Maura Halloran 
DIVAfest, 2011
Toured: FringeNYC, Seattle Fringe, United Solo
AWARD: United Solo Best Actress 2013
FINALIST: TBA Awards 2015 Best Solo Production

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Lost My Virginity by Aileen Clark                      
Ann Marie Productions, 2009
Toured: SF Playhouse, The Box in Albuquerque, FringeNYC


Short Plays
STUPID GHOST by Savannah Reich
SF Theatre Pub, 2016 Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFZt0nuiCQM


Love in the Time of Zombies by Kirk Shimano                                              
SF Theatre Pub, 2012

I.S.O. Explosive Possibility by Erin Bregman                                                 
Bay One Acts, 2010

Oily Replies by Hilde Susan Jaegtnes                                                                      
No Nude Men, 2011

Housebroken, by Stuart Bousel                                                                               
Bay One Acts, 2010


Readings
Riding Dragons by Victoria Chong Der                                   
Playground, 2013                                                                        
AWARD: Audience Choice Award and Best of Playground

UNDER THE GODS’ GOLDEN CLEATS by Rachel Bublitz                     
SF Olympians, 2013

ORION by Megan Cohen                                                                                               
SF Olympians, 2012

SALTY TOWERS by Thunderbird Theatre Company                                             
SF Olympians, 2010


JUNO EN VICTORIA by Stuart Bousel                                                                         
SF Olympians, 2010



Playwriting

PURITY
Awesome Theatre, 2016

CHOOSE YOUR OWN APOCALYPSE
AmiosWest, 2016

SHOW DOWN!
Thunderbird Theatre Company, 2014

IT AIN'T ME
Ann Marie Productions, 2009

PRIDE AND SUCCUBUS
Thunderbird Theatre Company, 2008

SHORT PLAYS

SPYCRAFT
Awesome Theatre, May 2017

I'M A SHARK
Piano Fight's Pint Sized Plays, May 2017

ANTHROPOLOGY and HOLIDAY PARTY
Piano Fight's Pint Sized Plays, March 2017

AND THAT'S HOW POETRY SLAMS GET STARTED
Shotz, March 2017

NO WAY OUT
Shotz, October 2015

OCCUPY MAN
SF Theatre Pub, 2012

WOMAN COME DOWN
No Nude Men, 2011

SEX IN THE NEXT ROOM
Eastern New Mexico University, 2011

71
SF Theatre Pub, 2010

OBJECTIONS
Player’s Club Shotgun Festival, 2005

ONCE A BOY
Diversity Festival, 2003

FILM
THE ARTIST
Film Ink Productions, 2007 
  
WASH
Film Ink Productions, 2003

READINGS
THE EFFECTS OF ULTRA VIOLET LIGHT
Loud and Unladylike 2015

CASSANDRA
SF Olympian Festival, 2013

ARES AND ERIS
SF Olympian Festival, 2012

ENGLISH FOR BEGINNERS
Online Play, 2013

WATERLINE
Guerrilla Rep, 2012


DOG DAY
SF Olympians Festival, 2011

HESPERUS IS PHOSPHORUS
SF Olympians Festival, 2011

EUROPA
SF Olympians Festival, 2011

DEMETER'S DAUGHTER
SF Olympians Festival, 2010

THE CARMINE LIE
Greenhouse Project, 2006
                   


Experience
Membership Associate and Events Coordinator / Theatre Bay Area / May 2010 – March 2012
Ticketing Associate / Tix Bay Area/Theatre Bay Area / July 2011-March 2012
Development Intern / Theatre Bay Area / Nov. 2009-May 2010
Assistant Office Manager / Department of Theatre Arts, SFSU / 2006 – 2009

Teaching 

Theatre Imagination (ThA 300.1) / SFSU / Fall 2006 – Fall 2010
Advanced Play Development (ThA 660.1 and ThA 335.3) / SFSU / Fall 2008

Other Theatrical Experience
Production Manager / Thunderbird Theatre Company / 2012
House Manager / 42nd Street Moon / Fall 2011-Spring 2012
Artistic Director / Ann Marie Productions / 2008 – Present  
Director of Marketing and Public Relations / AtmosTheatre Company / 2011
Core Member / Thunderbird Theatre Company / 2009 – Present 

Press

San Francisco Chronicle 
Review for You're Going the Bleed (2013) 

Review for Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (2013)


Photo for 2012 San Francisco Olympians Festival.
Article about SF Olympians (2012)

Review for Pussy (2012)

Article for How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Lost My Virginity (2009)

Article for Serve by Expiration (2008)


SF Weekly 
Review for Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (2013)

Review for Ladies in Waiting (2011)

Review for It Ain't Me (2009)


The Examinar

Review for You're Going to Bleed (2013) 

Review for Rat Girl (2014)

TheatreStorm
Review for Rat Girl (2014)

Theatre Play by Play
Impressions of Rat Girl (2014)

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