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“Most people are other people.
Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions,
their lives a mimicry,
their passions a quotation.”
— Oscar Wilde

Alandra Hileman is a writer, dramaturge, director, recovering stage manager, and arts administrator, currently hovering about the San Francisco Bay Area.

Her plays include Spell Eternity, Mercy Killing, Queen of the SwordHiraethCypress, Sin, and Care, and a variety of one-acts and shorts. Her work has has received readings and productions with the Loud & Unladylike Festival, The Breadbox, Quantum Dragon Theatre, the SF Olympians’ Festival, Awesome Theatre, San Francisco State University, and multiple rounds of ShotzSF. She has also worked in new play development and dramaturgy for SFSU’s Greenhouse Festival, Quantum Dragon Theatre’s Forge program, and occasionally for Awesome Theatre’s TERROR-RAMA projects.

When not writing, Alandra’s stage management, production management, and technical skills have been put to work with Central Works, Shotgun Players, Awesome Theatre, the University of San Francisco, TheatreFirst, and the Livermore Shakespeare Festival. She previously served as Administrative Director for 99 Stock Productions, and as Managing Director for Quantum Dragon Theatre. She currently works as a staff technician for the City of Pleasanton, and freelances all around the SF Bay Area.

She holds a double B.A. in Drama & English and an M.F.A. in Playwriting, all from San Francisco State University.

She would love to write you a play, or to help you write yours. Contact her!