Michael Lobman, C'17, a double-major in English and cinema studies with a concentration in creative writing, is the 2015-16 Penn Plays Fellowship Winner for his original play "Mirrors." Sponsored by the Theater Arts Program and the Kelly Writers House, the annual Penn Plays Fellowship features a small monetary award and the opportunity to produce the winner’s script through critical feedback from Penn faculty, professional writers, and dramaturge.
This year's project is directed by David O'Connor, visiting lecturer in theatre arts and director of plays in Philadelphia and beyond. Theatre arts playwriting instructor Jacqueline Goldfinger mentored and advised during the revision process.
Below, Lobman discusses his creative process: