Neeley Gossett

Playwright

Neeley Gossett holds an M.F.A. from The Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University. Her works have previously received productions and readings at The Alliance Theatre, Weird Sisters Theatre Project, Theatre Emory, 7 Stages, Lark Play Development Center, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Onstage Atlanta, The Coastal Empire New Play Festival, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, Mill Mountain Theater, Riverside Theatre, Studio Roanoke, The Ethel Woolson Lab, One Minute Play Festival Atlanta, Big Dawg Theater, Hollins University and The University of West Georgia. Her plays, As U Like It and Carolina Dive, are published by YouthPLAYS, and Carolina Dive was twice produced in Australia.  Alice Between premiered at the Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre in 2017. Neeley’s play Decoration Day was chosen for as the Alliance’s 2016 Kendeda Alumnus Reading, and she is the recipient of The Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab at The Alliance Theatre.  She has an M.A. in English from The University of North Carolina Wilmington and a B.A. in Theater Arts from Marymount Manhattan College. She works as a Teaching Artist at The Alliance Theater and is a tenure track, English Instructor and Honors College coordinator at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College. She and director Nichole Palmietto are co-founders of Found Stages, through which her immersive play, Beulah Creek premiered and was nominated for The Suzi Bass Awards' Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award.