Talent Guide

Sharon Greene

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Grants and Awards 2016


Sharon Greene is a screenwriter and playwright who developed her voice on the late-night stages of Chicago. Greene is an ensemble member of The Neo-Futurists, writing, directing and performing in their cult hit, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind in both New York and Chicago. She also served as the company’s Artistic Director. Her play-in-a-swimming-pool, Fake Lake, was supported by a grant from the N.E.A. and was on the Best Plays of 2008 list of The Chicago Tribune. A graduate of USC’s Writing for Screen and Television program, her original television pilot, Cherryland was nominated for the Student Humanitas Prize for Drama. After receiving her MFA, Greene worked as the Assistant to the Head of Television at Prospect Park Productions (Wilfred/FX, Royal Pains/USA), getting an inside look at how to develop, pitch, sell and run a successful television show. Her first feature film, Wild Prairie Rose is currently in post-production. Her original screenplay Operator was selected as a finalist for the 2012 SFFS Hearst Screenwriting Grant, Film Independent?s FastTrack, the Sundance Screenwriters Lab, and received the Alfred P. Sloan Fast Track Fellowship. Greene currently teaches screenwriting at Interlochen Arts Academy and at CalArts. She lives in Los Angeles with her wife, Logan Kibens.


When Joe, a computer programmer and obsessive self-quantifier, models the personality for a digital customer service voice on his wife, his carefully controlled life is thrown into chaos.