Bio

Wendy Schmidt is a playwright and theater artist living in Chicago. She is the Literary Manager for Three Cat Productions, a member of the Chicago Dramatists Writers Studio, and a Dramatist Guild member. Most recently, she participated in the 2017 La MaMa Umbria International Playwright Retreat with Erik Ehn. Her full-length play Marvelous Madeleines was produced by Three Cat Productions at Berger Park in Chicago in November, 2016. Her play The New Republic had a staged reading in Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series in February 2015, and was workshopped in Three Cat Production’s Chicago New Works Festival that same month. In January 2015, her full-length play The Newlyweds was included in 20% Theater Company’s Dark Room series, with a month-long workshop and two staged readings. Her ten-minute play Tornado Alley was a finalist for the 2015 Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award. She wrote the 10-minute piece The Angel Blues for Three Cat's December 2014 production of Holiday Stories at Berger Park. Her radio play Goose Noir was recorded live at Chicago Dramatists as part of the February 2013 episode of Small Fish Radio Theatre, and was included in Small Fish’s Atlanta Fringe Festival program that year.

Wendy has a BFA from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and makes her living as a freelance graphic designer.

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