Staci Swedeen is the recipient of a Arts and Letters Award in Drama and a NYSCA Grant for New Plays. A Dramatist Guild Fellow alum and core Lark Theatre member, Ms. Swedeen is currently the Executive Producer of Flying Anvil Theatre in Knoxville, TN. Her play The Goldman Project was originally directed by Joe Brancato and produced at Penguin Repertory Theatre before moving Off Broadway. Other plays have been performed across the country, published in numerous anthologies and presented in many festivals. She is currently acting in her one woman show Pardon Me For Living – a biting comedy involving a rabid raccoon – which premiered at the Hudson Stage Company.