Nancy Hasty

Actress, writer, and award winning artist. Nancy Hasty's plays have been produced in New York, internationally, regionally, and on tour. Striking the hearts and minds of her audiences, and inspiring at- risk youth throughout her playwriting career.

Her work consists of plays including The Director, starring John Shea, which ran off-Broadway for six months and sparked the testimonial “Recommended Play” from The New York Times. Her most recent work is The Flight of Jackie Cochran, featuring in theaters across New England and the Southeast. Her new play was showcased in New York City in January and February of 2018. Sparking an enthusiastic response from her audience, her story of the first woman to break the sound barrier will be told in upcoming performances in Cooperstown, New York and various Floridian theaters.

Nancy has starred off-Broadway in her own plays. In addition to three original one-woman shows, she has also performed as Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth (William Redfield Theater), and starring roles in September Woods (Primary Stages) and The Botticelli Game (American Renaissance Theater). Nancy was the first place winner for the Jerry Kaufman Playwriting Award in New York for her play, Lawnchairs. She was also a top finalist at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Festival, first place winner in the James Dickey Poetry Competition and “Artist of the Year” in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Nancy's work has been published by Smith & Krauss and Broadway Play Publishing. She is a professional member of the Dramatists Guild, Actors Equity Association and is former artistic director of The American Renaissance Theater in New York City.