and an educator, and an ensemble theatre maker based in Philadelphia, PA. Born in Israel with deep roots in the Midwest, Tenara’s written work has been featured all around the country, including with the Jewish Plays Project National Competition, the Young Playwrights Festival with Horizon Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Annual Midwestern Jewish Playwriting Contest at Continuum Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Her work has earned her a Young Playwright award nomination from the Dramatist’s Guild. She has worked as an arts administrator, educator, and creator with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Trinity Repertory Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Lightning Rod Special, Strange Attractor, and InterAct Theatre Company. She works at FringeArts in Philadelphia stewarding community partnerships and engagement where she practices the Consensus Organizing method of outreach. Tenara is a second year playwright with The Foundry, an emerging playwriting lab out of PlayPenn.
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