Playwright Stacey Rose talks about her life behind the scenes and around hospitals.

Day Jobs: A Playwright Who Helps Patients Breathe

Day Jobs: A Playwright Who Helps Patients Breathe

The Peabody Award–winning show from PRI.
Oct. 16 2018 6:00 AM

Day Jobs: Respiratory Therapist

Stacey Rose is a playwright, screenwriter, director, producer, and … respiratory therapist.

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Stacey Rose.
Stacey Rose.

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Stacey Rose is a playwright in St. Paul, Minnesota. But by day—and sometimes also by night—she’s a respiratory therapist, caring for patients who have trouble breathing.


Stacey is a 2018 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab fellow. And her play The Danger: A Homage to Strange Fruit was just performed in Brooklyn.

As part of our Day Jobs series, Stacey told us about her two very different passions.

This podcast was produced by Studio 360’s Sandra Lopez-Monsalve and Schuyler Swenson.

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