Deborah Wallace, 42nd Annual ODU Literary Festival


Deborah Wallace

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Deborah Wallace is an Emmy-nominated writer, director, producer and performer. She has collaborated on the production of more than 40 works for the stage and screen, including the Academy Award-nominated, Emmy-winning documentary film, “Gasland.” Wallace produced its sequel “Gasland, Part II” for HBO, winning the Environmental Media Association Award for Best Documentary, Cinema Eye Honors and an Emmy nomination. She produced and co-wrote “Blood on the Mountain,” which was released by Netflix and was nominated for an Emmy. Most recently she served as executive producer for “Brave Girls,” and is currently writing and producing “Soil Brothers.” Wallace has toured as a performer internationally with: Anne Bogart (“Radio Macbeth,” “Café Variations,” “The Event of a Thread”), Ann Hamilton, Richard Foreman and John Zorn (“Astronome”). Wallace’s work has been presented at HERE Arts and the Ohio Theatre (“Psyche”), New Dance Group (“Agnes/Martha”), Ars Nova, The Incubator Arts Project (“The Void,” “The Red Book”), ODU Theatre (“HOMEsick”), and National Drama Theatre of Lithuania (“Niobe”). See “HOMEsick” Oct. 10 - 12 and 16 - 19, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 2 p.m. Goode Theatre. Tickets: $5-$15 at ODUArtsTix.com.


Deborah Wallace spoke about her play HOMEsick on Tuesday, October 8, at 1 p.m. in the University Theatre.

Her work "HOMEsick" was performed at the Goode Theatre on Oct. 10-12 and 16-19.


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