Rebecca Weiss is a New York based creative producer and dramaturg. She is currently the Artistic Director of Spicy Witch Productions, the Associate Producer for Performing Arts at Symphony Space, and the Writer's Group Literary Coordinator at The Playwrights Realm.
Channeling her dual interests in gender parity and new play development, Rebecca co-founded Spicy Witch Productions in 2013 and developed its Writer-in-Residence program. Designed to support the work of an early career female or non-binary playwright, the program has produced five world premiere plays inspired by classical works, including The Virtuous Fall of the Girls of Our Lady of Sorrows by Gina Femia, COULD THIS MEETING HAVE BEEN AN EMAIL by Kristin Slaney, and more. The company has produced fourteen plays in its seven repertory seasons.
While on the artistic staff of Barrington Stage Company, Rebecca line produced the 25th Anniversary Gala Performance, the 10x10 Annual New Play Festival, the BSC/NYC Gala Performance, William Finn's Ridiculously Talented... Concert, and served as dramaturg on numerous new plays, revivals, and musicals, including Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake, Lloyd Suh's The Chinese Lady, Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2, Patrick Hamilton's Gaslight, and more.
She has read scripts for The Playwrights Center, The Playwrights Realm, Barrington Stage Company, The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Contest, Clubbed Thumb, Ars Nova, and more . She holds a BA in Theater and Music from The University of Rochester.