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Jakob Holder

Jakob Holder Jakob Holder was born in 1978 and began writing plays 20 years later. His time studying playwriting with Edward Albee at the University of Houston has resulted in an ongoing mentorship. His plays have had productions and readings in Alaska, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Texas and Washington. His first play, Bedtime Solos, won a new play award at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in 1998, and his second play, The Shoulder, went on to win the same award in 2000. He has taught playwriting to children in Alaska, teenagers in Florida and adults in Finland. A resident of New York City, he is a 2002 Dramatists Guild Fellow, a 2003 Lark Theatre Fellow and a member of Circle East Theatre Company and the Dramatists Guild.