Steven Fechter’s theatrical works have been produced throughout North America and Europe. Productions include The Last Cigarette (Lounge Theatre, Critic’s Choice by LA Weekly and Backstage-West), The Golden Aurora (New York International Fringe Festival), The Commission (Theater Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany), and The Woodsman (Old Red Lion Theatre, London; and Theater Bielefeld, Germany). In 2011, Resonance Ensemble Theatre produced his commissioned play Shakespeare’s Slave at the Clurman Theatre in New York. In 2012, Thom Fogarty and Other Side Productions produced world premieres of his plays The Artifacts and The Mentee at the Bridge Theatre in New York. In his film work Steven co-wrote the screenplay for the 2004 film The Woodsman (based on his play), starring Kevin Bacon. Steven’s published work includes The Woodsman, The Last Cigarette (both published by Samuel French, Inc.), The Commission (Theater der Zeit), and The Artifacts (online at Indie Theater Now). Honors and awards include guest artist at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama, where he co-led a workshop of his play The Fiend; first prize winner of the Slamdance Screenwriting Competition for The Woodsman; two-time winner of the Samuel French Short Play Festival for The Last Cigarette and Lunch with Jack; Humanitas Prize finalist in screenwriting for The Woodsman; four writing fellowships at Yaddo and a residency at New River Dramatists. Steven is proud of his membership with Resonance Ensemble, EST Playwrights Unit, and The Dramatists Guild. He also writes essays for’s ScriptWriting Blog, commenting on screenwriting and films. A fuller overview of his work and career can be found on his website Steven currently teaches theatre and film at John Jay College and screenwriting at the Fashion Institute of Technology.