Sasha Dugdale

Sasha Dugdale was born in Sussex. Between 1995 and 2000 she lived and worked in Russia. In 1999 she initiated the Russian theatre New Writing project with the Royal Court theatre, London, for whom she translated numerous Russian plays. Her translation of Plasticine by Vassily Sigarev won the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright in 2002, and in 2004 she won a Stephen Spender translation prize for versions of poems by Elena Shvarts.