Clare Drobot is the Director of New Play Development at City Theatre in Pittsburgh. Prior to that, she was the resident dramaturg/producing associate at Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University. She also served as a literary associate for Passage Theatre in Trenton and ran the reading series Untitled at Happy Ending in New York City. Clare has worked in various capacities at Williamstown Theatre Festival, The McCarter Theatre, The BE Company, Laura Stanczyk Casting, and New Dramatists. She has helped to develop works by Dominique Morisseau, James McManus, Chisa Hutchinson, Anna Ziegler, and Keith Reddin among others. She is co-chair of the 16/17 Pittsburgh Emerging Arts Leaders Steering Committee and was named one of ten people in meet in Pittsburgh in 2016. Her work as a writer has been seen at venues including Ars Nova’s ANT FEST and developed by Luna Stage and Passage Theatre, and will be featured along with musician Nathan Zoob as part of the New Hazlett Theater Community Supported Art (CSA) Performance Series in October 2017. She is a Carnegie Mellon graduate with degrees in music composition and creative writing and a member of LMDA and the WGA.