Steven Hayet is a New Jersey writer whose work has been performed from Los Angeles to London and New York to New Zealand.
He is the current Playwright-in-Residence at Roaring Epiphany Production Company, an inclusion theatre company that provides opportunities for actors with disabilities.
His Willy Wonka-inspired play EVERLASTING CHOCOLATE THERAPY was selected to open Acadiana Repertory Theatre's 10th Anniversary season. His short play DATE WITH DEATH has been performed in 8 countries including at Edinburgh Festival Fringe opening the Big Bite Size Breakfast Show (Shortlist Winner - The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award.) He has been named a Finalist for Art House Productions INKubator and a Semi-Finalist for B-Street Theatre’s New Comedies Festival and Traguna Productions Summer Reading Series.
He also co-wrote the screenplay for FRAME OF REFERENCE (Bronze Remi Award for Best Romantic Comedy, Worldfest Houston) which has appeared at numerous film festivals including the Golden Door International Film Festival (Nomination, Best Local Film), the Puerto Rico Comic Con Short Film Festival, and the Long Island International Film Expo.
Other scripts include the musical PEGASUS (co-written with Britt Bonney) and short plays PLAYING WITH FIRED (Smith & Kraus's Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2019), TALKING POINTS (City Theatre), & DINOSAUR (Short+Sweet Sydney).
He is a proud graduate of the College of William & Mary and Rutgers University. Member of the Dramatists Guild.
Winner- The Hope Award
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LTUE Film Festival
Provo, UT
2022
Official Selection
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Indigo Moon Film Festival
Fayetteville, NC
2021
Two Nominations: Best Performance (Holly Curran) & Best Quarantine Short
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Astoria Film Festival
Astoria, NY
2021
Official Selection
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Lighthouse International Film Festival
Long Beach Island, NJ
2021
Official Selection
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Adirondack Film Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Official Selection
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Reel Love Film Festival
Pleasant Hill, CA
Winner - Best International Short Film
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Rameshwaram International Film Festival
Tamil Nadu
Official Selection
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Kurdistan International Independent Film Festival
Erbil, Kurdistan Region
Official Selection
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Adirondack Film Festival
Glens Falls, NY