Sonja O’Hara

Sonja is an up and coming playwright and screenwriter based in Brooklyn, New York. She has studied screenwriting with Jason Greiff and currently studies playwriting at Manhattan Theatre Club. She began workshopping the Ovum script under the mentorship of Padraic Lillis (Director: SHE LOVES ME, Broadway, RONNIE’S MASK, Steppenwolf) at the prestigious LAByrinth Theater Company, led by Artistic Directors Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Academy Award, CAPOTE), Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O’Donnell and Yul Vazquez. In 2012, Sonja was chosen out of more than 700 applicants to be one of sixteen young artists to be part of LABryinth Theatre’s Emerging Artist Ensemble Workshop (which focuses on writers & directors producing their own work.) Additionally, Sonja is co-writing the stage play CICADA STOP MOTION with her theatre company Black Light Lab. The site specific show will open in September in Prospect Park. Sonja additionally writes stand-up comedy and has performed at Caroline’s On Broadway.


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