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Parade Stone is a biracial New York City-based writer for stage and screen. She earned a Master of Fine Arts from the Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts in May 2023.

Some of her theatre credits include a 29-hour reading of her musical “Work” supported by the Shubert Organization as well as a performance of a selection of songs from the same show at New York Theatre Barn’s New Work’s Series in 2022. In 2023 she completed a developmental residency for "Work" at The O’Neill. The same year, her play, "Fishing," was presented at NYU's inaugural Festival of Short Works. Her thesis play, “An Invitation to Anna’s Wedding” was presented as a showcase reading at the Goldberg Theatre in June 2023.

In 2022, she was named a finalist for the Jane Chambers Playwriting Prize, presented by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education in July. In 2023, she was named a semi-finalist for the Premiere Play Festival. You can find an excerpt from her play, “In the Same Space," published in The Cincinnati Review.

Parade has written and produced a short film “Spiritual Shit,” which is completed and ready for distribution. Currently, she is in pre-production for her short film "Fishing," which will be her directorial debut in film. She has a portfolio full of film and TV scripts including her feature rom-com "Meet Me On The Brooklyn Bridge" which earned her the 2023 Graduate Screenwriting Award at the NYU Fusion Festival celebrating women writers and filmmakers. The same script is in the top 41% of discoverable scripts on Coverfly. Her pilot, "English Teacher" was named Quarterfinalist in the 2023 Vail Film Festival Screenplay Competition and is in the top 25% of discoverable scripts on Coverfly. 


Sep 2021 - May 2023

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing 

Sep 2013 - May 2017

The State University of New York at Purchase

Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.8

Double Major: Theatre and Performance; Gender Studies

Minor: Playwriting

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