PLAYWRIGHT: prestininzik
New Dramatists

Play Productions
Upcoming: Impure Thoughts (without apology), St. Mary’s College, Moraga, Ca
Ugno and Eenie Go Down the Ruski Hole, Dixon Place, New York City, NY, October ‘15; Dreamers and Demons Festival, Sleeping Weazel, Boston, June, ‘14
Archive, short play festival, Race Matters, Playground at Berkeley Rep, CA ‘15
Cookie Play, Trap Door Theater, Chicago, January/February ‘15
Birth Breath Bride Elisabeth, First Festival, Boston, ‘14; Next Wave Festival, ArtsEmerson, ‘13; Sleeping Weazel, Boston, ‘12;
Love in the Seventh Kingdom of Wrath, Theatre for the New City New Works Festival, ‘12
Chaste, Trapdoor Theatre, Chicago, May, ‘09
Beholder, Trapdoor Theatre, Chicago, ‘08; Joseph Jefferson Award
Reading in Bed (film screenplay), 2009; Shorts Festival, Sonoma Theatre ‘03;
As American As, Journeyman Theatre, Washington D.C. ‘08; Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2006, development reading, San Francisco
Patty Cake, New York International Fringe Festival, ‘05; MET Theatre, Los Angeles ‘04
AmeriKafka, Trap Door Theatre, Chicago ‘05; MET Theatre, Los Angeles, ‘02
Gaveston (opera), Celebration Theatre, Los Angeles, ‘05

In development: New Dramatists
Tom Visits Rose One Last Time (cabaret musical) ‘17
Mrs. Polska ‘17
Timbuktu, USA ‘17
Dee Troite (musical) ‘17

Workshops (sample)
Impure Thoughts (without apology), Repertorio Español, June, ‘16
Madonna of the Autoshop, Trinity Rep, Providence, RI ‘15
Franz Kafka presents: The Great Amerikanerin Vanishing Act, Trinity Rep, ‘15

Honors and awards (sample)
New Dramatist national playwright residency, 2012-2019.
Fornes Writing Workshop, Notre Dame, July, 2018
MetLife/Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Award ‘16
Archive, winner, Race Matters Playwriting Festival, Playground Theater, CA, Oct. ‘15
Djerassi Artist Colony, Fellowship, Winter 2013
Joseph Jefferson Award for New Play, 2008-2009, for Beholder at Trap Door Theatre
Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2006
San Francisco City Individual Artist Commission Cultural Equity Grant 2000

DIRECTOR:
Wrench by Elana Greenfield; LABA, 14th Street Y Theater, New York City, May ‘17
Exquisite Corpse by Mia Chung, reading at New Dramatists, May ‘16
Catch as Catch Can by Mia Chung, reading at New Dramatists, September, ‘16
We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond; reading at New Dramatists, April ‘16;
Ugno and Eenie Go Down the Ruski Hole (also author) Dixon Place, NYC, Oct. ‘15; Dreamers and Demons Festival, Sleeping Weazel, Boston, June, ‘14
The Totalitarians by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, rolling World Premiere, ‘14
South Cost Rep, New Orleans; Z Space, San Francisco; workshop, National New Play Network at Wooly Mammoth Theatre, November ‘12
Wrench by Elana Greenfield; Sleeping Weazel, Boston, December ‘13
Birth Breath Bride Elisabeth, (also author) First Festival, Boston, ‘14; Next Wave Festival, ArtsEmerson, ‘13; Sleeping Weazel, Boston, ‘12
27 Tips for Banishing the Blues; a multi-media performance by Charlotte Meehan Sleeping Weazel at Boston Playwrights, ‘14; Dixon Place, New York City, June,‘10
Indian Summer by Greg Moss, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep, 2014
Madame Ho by Eugenie Chan, reading at New Dramatists, 2014
Reunion by Greg Moss, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep, July, 2012
Love in the Seventh Kingdom of Wrath (also author), Theatre for the New City New Works Festival, August ‘12; special performance at Brown University, ‘13.
27 Tips by Charlotte Meehan, (co-director) Dixon Place, New York City, June, 2010
T.I.C. by Peter Sinn Nachtreib, Encore Theatre @ Magic Theatre, San Francisco, 2009
410 (GONE) by Frances Cowhig, reading at Playpenn, Philadelphia, July 2009 boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep, July 2007

Director, College and Guest Artist
And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi by Marcus Gardley, St. Mary’s College, CA. ‘17
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Connecticut College, November ’16
We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond; Emerson Stages, Boston, March ‘16.
Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill, Connecticut College, November ‘15
James Joyce Is Dead and So Is Paris: The Lucia Joyce Cabaret by Pig Iron, March ‘15
El Grito del Bronx by Migdalia Cruz, Brown University, March 2014
Drunken City by Adam Bock, Connecticut College, Fall ‘13

Artistic Director, Leadership, Teaching
New Dramatist national playwright residency, ‘12-‘19.
Executive Committee and Board of Directors, New Dramatists, New York City, NY, current
Affiliated Artist, Sleeping Weazel, Boston, current
Faculty: Connecticut College; National Theater Institute, O’Neill Center
Artistic Director, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre, June, ‘12 – ‘14
Acting Chair and Associate Chair of Playwriting, Yale School of Drama, ‘08- ‘13.
Associate Artistic Director, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre, ‘06 – ‘08

Original play production history available upon request