Jackie Sibblies Drury is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Her play We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 premiered this spring at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago, and was developed at The Bay Area Playwrights Festival in 2011. It will have its New York premier at Soho Rep this fall. Jackie’s work has been featured at PRELUDE.11, Victory Gardens' 2010 Ignition Festival, American Theater Company’s 10 x 10 Festival, and The Magic Theatre’s Virgin Play Festival. Jackie is a 2012-13 Van Lier Fellow at New Dramatists, the inaugural 2012 Jerome New York fellow at the LARK Play Development Center, and a New York Theater Workshop Usual Suspect. She was a member of the 2011-12 Soho Rep Writer/Director lab, a 2010-12 NYTW Fellow, a member of The Civilians’ R&D Group, and a MacDowell colony fellow. She is on committees to organize classes for Pataphysics Playwriting Workshops and The Public School New York. Jackie is a graduate of Brown’s MFA playwriting program, where she received the David Wickham Prize in Playwriting. Her play Social Creatures was commissioned by Trinity Repertory Theater Company in Providence RI, and will premiere there in 2013. Currently she is a dramaturg and collaborating writer for Zero Cost House, a collaboration between Pig Iron Theater Company and Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada.