This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
Sierra Blanco won the Sondheim National Young Playwrights Competition, Writopia’s Worldwide Plays Competition, NYC Write A Play! Competition, and was Guest Playwright to the O’Neill Young Playwrights Festival. Her poetry was published in the New York Times and her play “Bang!” in “A Decade of Shared Stories.” Her play “The Smallest Heroes” received a contract with YouthPLAYS. She received the Perelstein Discover Your Passion Scholarship for Musical-Theater Composition. She is a winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Musical Songwriting Challenge. She had three Off-Broadway productions of her work and maintains membership at the Dramatists Guild, AEA, and MENSA.
‘Apartment 3B’ Pocket Musical Website
This website encourages audiences to participate in my latest musical, Apartment 3B. It guides them through different methods of supporting the project and engaging actors, musicians, and theater people of all types alongside digital audiences.
Juliet and Rosalind
This surrealist poem reimagines the events of the classic Shakespeare play “Romeo and Juliet” from the perspective of Romeo’s ex-girlfriend Rosalind.
A Fudged Quest
A Fudged Quest is a semi-comedic ghost story detailing the misadventures of a possessed mannequin child in search of fudge. For added atmosphere, click play on the accompanying audio file while you read!
It is not a boom It is not a ba-ba-bang It is not even a pft
Code for Blueberry Toaster Waffles
Code for Blueberry Toaster Waffles is a short illustrated spoken-word poem that speaks to themes of creativity, friendship, and isolation. It is accompanied by drawings based on the themes presented within the text.