Clara is a playwright and TV drama writer.
As a playwright her work has been performed at the Soho Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, York Theatre Royal, The Duke's Theatre, the Arcola Theatre and the Traverse Theatre, and her plays include Rain, Portmanteau, Monogram, Bud Takes The Wheel, I Feel A Song Coming On, Hi Vis and Spine.
In 2012, she was awarded the OffWestEnd Adopt a Playwright Award for her play The Vendor. In 2013, Clara was awarded the Channel 4 Screen-writing Prize and is working on an attachment with the Soho Theatre.
For stage, she is working on a commission for the Drum Theatre, Plymouth and a full length version of her one woman play Spine premiered to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe and is currently running at Soho Theatre.
For screen, her current commissions include an original TV drama, The Berserkers, with Patrick Spence for C4.
"Brennan's writing is sharply observed, economic and tightly plotted... " (WhatsonStage)
"Drama of epic proportions" (Metro)
"Brennan's coming of age as a truly significant voice in modern theatre” (Broadway Baby)
She is also studying for a PhD and her thesis explores Empathy and the Performance of Human Rights.