Nora Sørena Casey is a playwright and dramaturg. Her full-length plays includeTake the Car (Williamstown Theatre Festival) and Not Afraid (PowerOut), about a death-metal blogger The New York Times called “the kind of weirdo we want to root for.” A frequent collaborator with The Motor Company, her site-specific plays include Derek and the Sheep, Intimate Bar Plays, and Absolutely Somewhere. She is the 2016 Playwright-In-Residence with Athena Theatre Company’s Athena Writes. Dramaturgy projects include the development of The Universe is a Small Hat by Cesar Alvarez (Joe’s Pub, Prelude 2013); workshops of LYLAS by Jackie Sibblies Drury (Lark Studio Retreat); and contributing to The Civilians cabaret Holy Matrimony! (Joe’s Pub). Nora is an Artistic Producer of PowerOut.