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Matthew Paul Olmos

 
Bio:
Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), New Dramatists Resident Playwright, the 2012 Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting and was recently named by Sam ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), New Dramatists Resident Playwright, the 2012 Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting and was recently named by Sam ... (read complete bio)
 

Matthew Paul Olmos Biography

Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), New Dramatists Resident Playwright, the 2012 Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting and was recently named by Sam Shepard as the inaugural recipient of the La MaMa e.t.c.'s Ellen Stewart Emerging Playwright Award. A 2013-14 Dramatists Guild Fellow, a 2012-13 New York Theatre Workshop fellow; Primary Stages Writer's Group, Ensemble Studio Theater lifetime member. Two-time Resident Artist at Mabou Mines/Suite (mentored by Ruth Maleczech); awarded the “Top Prize of the Americas” by the BBC 2011 International Playwriting Competition for his play "The Nature of Captivity"; published by Samuel French. Awarded the Sundance Institute Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship for his play "i put the fear of mexico in’em"; published by Samuel French; it was also on the syllabus at a Rutger’s University undergraduate course; also published by NoPassport press. Currently working on a new work about American nationalism; a piece based on the behavior of cancer cells; and the third play in his 3-play cycle "so go the ghosts of méxico," which focuses on the U.S./México drug wars. www.matthewpaulolmos.com





Matthew Paul Olmos News

Cast Announced for World Premiere of MODERN SWIMWEAR at The Tank Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of MODERN SWIMWEAR at The Tank
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

The Tank has announced casting for the World Premiere of  Modern Swimwear by Caitlin Saylor Stephens. See who is starring, how to get tickets, and more!

Premiere Stages at Kean University Seeks Submissions to Annual Play Festival Photo Premiere Stages at Kean University Seeks Submissions to Annual Play Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2022

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is accepting submissions for the 18th annual Premiere Play Festival beginning Thursday, September 1. 

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey B Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to S Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to Summer Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.

Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 2022 Premiere Play Festival Finalists Photo Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 2022 Premiere Play Festival Finalists
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has selected its four finalists for the 2022 Premiere Play Festival. Now in its 17th year, the Festival is an annual competition for unproduced scripts that offers developmental opportunities to playwrights with strong affiliations to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware. This year's finalists were selected from 655 submissions.

Repertorio Español to Present  World Premiere Adaptation of Isabel Allende's EVA LUN Photo Repertorio Español to Present World Premiere Adaptation of Isabel Allende's EVA LUNA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Repertorio Español will premiere the stage adaptation of Eva Luna by Caridad Svich based on the celebrated novel of the Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. The new production will be directed by the Colombian-American director Estefanía Fadul and will premiere on Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at 8 pm on the iconic (Gramercy Arts Theatre) stage.

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces Semi-Finalists for 2022 Play Festival Photo Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces Semi-Finalists for 2022 Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced the 2022 Premiere Play Festival Semi-Finalists.

Andy Boyd, syd island, Philip Santos Schaffer, and Soomi Kim Develop New Work In The  Photo Andy Boyd, syd island, Philip Santos Schaffer, and Soomi Kim Develop New Work In The Assembly's Deceleration Lab
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

The Assembly announces its third cohort of artists in the Deceleration Lab, an initiative to foster new theatrical projects that experiment with multi-perspective and multi-disciplinary models of creation.

Inaugural Short List Announced for 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize Photo Inaugural Short List Announced for 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022

The 2022 Yale Drama Series Prize, one of the theatre world’s most prestigious playwriting prizes, announced today the eight plays chosen for its first-ever Short List.