Rae Binstock is a native of Cambridge, MA. She earned her B.A. from Columbia University, where she was mentored by David Henry Hwang and Ellen McLaughlin. Her plays have been produced and developed at The Lark, The Heart Company, the Fresh Fruit Festival, Crashbox Theater Company, Pride Films & Plays, Idle Muse Theatre, Monster Piece Theatre Collection, Stella Adler’s Playwrights Division, New Perspective Theatre Company, and the Historic Elitch Theatre New Works Festival.
Rae is a 2017-18 Fellow in The Lark’s Rita Goldberg Playwrights Workshop and the 2017 recipient of The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists’ Theatre Grant. She has been awarded residencies by the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico; she is also a contributing writer at Slate.com, the creator of the fiction podcast Tapes From Jane Street, and an O’Neill Conference and SPACE at Ryder Farm semifinalist. Rae lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her bike and her cat.