HERO JOURNEY


Ellen Steves

is a writer and producer based out of Los Angeles


violence.

Ellen's work focuses on themes like:

status

manipulation

torture

endurance

domination


COMPANY

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After Graduating from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle,

ellen and several of her closest collaborators created boom! theater company, a collective of artists focused on the conception, incubation, and production of new work; pushing boundaries in both content and form.


THE WAREHOUSE

in 2011, boom! turned a warehouse into a performance space and illegal bar.

they were eventually forced to close their doors in 2013 when they were priced out of the neighborhood.

the theater is now a parking lot for tesla vehicles. so it goes.


THE BIG APPLE

in 2014, boom! decided to relocate to New York City.

they took over a brownstone in bed-stuy.

living communally, they turned their home into a rehearsal and performance space, an underground art gallery, and a community staple.


grad school

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ellen is a 2017 mfa Playwriting graduate from columbia university

she studied with lynn nottage, david henry hwang, chuck mee, and frank pugliese.

ellen's columbia cohort includes: alix sobler, becca plunkett, aeneas sagar hemphill, steve foglia, callan stout, alex viteri, and matt barbot.


california girl

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In the summer of 2018

ellen relocated to Los Angeles where she now works as a Script Analyst.


chap.three

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Ellen and her best friend lauren

decided they wanted to create work that focuses on putting women in the spotlight.

together, they have created chap.three, a company that focuses on telling stories that haven't been seen, from people who haven't been heard.