Claire Tran


Newark, New Jersey, United States

Claire Tran Screenwriting: Steel Cutter, winner of the Fresh Voices Screenwriting Contest, Fresh Voices Award for Diversity and Inclusion, Semi-Finalist: CineStory, WeScreenplay, Los Angeles International, Filmatic, The Script Lab. Playwriting: Steel Cutter, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference Finalist 2017, and Fluffy, (Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, Playwrights Showcase, optioned by JJ Films). Top-10 winner of the entertwine's AAPI 24-hour playwriting contest 2022. Musical Theater writing includes Akira & the Merpeople, (Polyphone Festival 2020, Musical Theater Factory's 4x15 2019, THEatre ACCELERATOR 2019), Livin’ the Dreamboat (Astoria Center for the Performing Arts), Grandma Kim vs. America, with composer Jiyoung Kim, (HERE Arts Center Theater in the Downtown Urban Arts Festival), and Oh Soy, (Bella Concert Hall in Calgary and the Duplex Theatre). Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist 2020. Song Performances: National Alliance for Musical Theater, 54 Below, and Joe’s Pub. Education: New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.