Lanie Zipoy Co-founder, Works by Women

Lanie Zipoy co-founded Works by Women, an organization that advocates on behalf of female theater artists by supporting work written, directed and designed by women. She is also the producing director of Voices Inside/Out, a theater program and playwriting residency in a male population medium security prison in Kentucky.

Her other producing credits include: Universal Robots (4 New York Innovative Theatre Awards nominations, ITBA Best Off-Off Broadway Play 2009); 23 Feet in 12 Minutes (New Orleans and NYC’s AFOFest); 7 Sins in 60 Minutes (HERE and Philly Fringe); The Riverside Symphony (7 nominations, Planet Connections Festivity); The Battle of Spanktown (FringeNYC) and the Estrogenius Festival (2007 and 2008). She is a member of the New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honorary Awards Committee, the League of Professional Theatre Women and Theater Resources Unlimited’s Career Producers Group.

Lanie co-founded and edited the pioneering online tennis magazine (1999-2003). Her first novel, Me and the Moon, was a finalist for the Simon & Schuster/MTV Young Writers Contest, and her photographs have appeared in Details magazine, among others.