MelissaLRitz@gmail.com

I'm a Los Angeles based writer and recovering actor. I grew up in the military, am an Air Force veteran, and teach Bikram yoga.

  • 2018 Bridge Award semi-finalist in Adam Driver's Arts in the Armed Forces playwriting contest for my play Fatigue.
  • Award-winning play Bombshell of Rhythm played Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse and Theatre Row's Studio Theatre in 2014.
  • Selected for the 2016-2017 Veteran Writing Program at the Writers Guild Foundation.
  • Selected for the 2016 Veteran Writing and Performance Project at the Geffen Playhouse.