Vertigo Alumni News
Our alums work at the nation's top television, film and theatrical production companies. Many of our playwrights enter their work in professional festivals and workshops around the country.
We strive for our shows to live beyond Northwestern.
- 2011, Emily Weiss, former Playwriting Chair and writer of Takanua Falls (Vertigo Mainstage 2004) presents The Extraordinary New Bible at Araca Works in New York.
- 2010, Evan Twohy, former Playwriting Chair and writer of Soup for Beast presents Baristas at the New York International Fringe Festival.
- 2010, Our One Man Lord of the Rings production recently became a YouTube sensation and received press in The Onion.
- Vertigo's 2009 production of Cephalopod received its New York City premiere at the New York International Fringe Festival.
- Vertigo's 2008 production of Mild, Non-injurious Physical Contact debuted at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in Fall 2009.
- Clay has been produced by the Lincoln Center Theatre, About Face Theatre, and the Lookingglass Theatre Company.