Nic A. Sommerfeld
2021 LezWritesBTQ Cohort
Nic A. Sommerfeld is a San Francisco based actor and playwright. Originally from Montana, Nic moved to California to get a Theater degree from Santa Clara University. They have acted in plays and musicals with companies all around the Bay Area. These credits include the California Shakespeare Theater, Berkeley Playhouse, FaultLine Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, and The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. As a playwright, Nic has had their work performed by Third Citizen Theatre Co (MA), Trans TheatreFest (WI), The SF Olympians Festival, Utopia Theatre Project, and has had plays featured in The Best of Playground ‘18, ‘19, and '20. They also write sketch comedy for Killing My Lobster. and have worked as a trans consultant on new plays. When not writing or doing theater, they frequently perform as their drag king persona Chester Vanderbox.