Colette

Colette

Colette is a playwright and screenwriter, who lives and writes in New York City. She received her MFA in Playwriting at the Actors Studio Drama School and her BA in Theatre at Northwestern College. A member of the Dramatists Guild, her plays have been produced at schools, festivals, and small theatres.

Representative Works

Metastasis
Screenplay
A lonely man, estranged from his family, finds momentary reconciliation in the midst of cancer. Then the truth is uncovered.

Two Thumbs Up
Full-length screwball comedy
It all starts when a hit-man who has been hired to obtain a human thumb accidentally passes the appendage on to a literature professor – whose neurotic husband finds it – and jumps to erroneous conclusions.

Shelter “The Interview
Television pil
ot
Imagine E.R. set in a homeless shelter. In this episode, Sarah interviews for a case manager position and comes face to face with a world she never imagined.

The First and Last Annual Homeless Fashion Show
Full-length pl
ay
When a volunteer is frustrated by demeaning co-workers, and excessive demands, she lashes back by sabotaging a major fundraising event
.

Thanksgiving Dinner
One-act pl
ay
Love invades a gas station when two strangers, ready to shed their hypocrisy, meet on Thanksgiving Day
.

Blind Date
One-act pl
ay
A blind date turns into the date from hell turns into the date from (could it be?) heaven
.

Crisis Center
One-act pl
ay
A play examining abuse within a homeless resource agency asks: What would happen if a homeless women abandoned her child in a volunteer’s office?

Something Blue
One-act pl
ay
Two friends on the verge of romance grapple with religious differences
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The Matthew Portraits
One-act pl
ay
Jealousy enters a dorm room when one roommate begins painting nude models.

Guitar
One-act pl
ay
Have you ever said a word over and over so many times that you forget what it means? A young woman searches for the courage to say, “I love you.”

Swimming
Ten-minute pl
ay

What happens when your fantasies become reality? A neurotic young woman, searching for love, is astounded upon finding i
t.

Police Tape
Ten-minute play
After closing time, two strangers meet in a bar
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