Brian Quirk

Playwright

Plays include MARROW, part of (IM)PULSE, Spectrum Dance at Seattle Repertory, directed by Donald Byrd (3 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards); WARREN, Boise Contemporary Theater, directed by Matt Cameron Clark, Pulitzer Prize nomination, workshop at Seven Devels, reading at Primary Stages with Elizabeth Wilson and Tony Arkin directed by Jack Hofsiss, reading at The Actors Studio with Ellen Burstyn and Frank Wood directed by Jack Hofsiss; MAPPLETHORPE/The Opening, The Provincetown Playhouse, New Conservatory Theater Center, Sixth@Penn, and Popop Studio directed by John Stix (Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation Grant); NERINE, PlayPenn new play development conference, directed by Casey Stangl, id Theater "sit in" directed by Wayne Maugans with Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lynn Cohen and Cristin Miliati, Finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference/Finalist for the Jerome Foundation; SUMMERLAND, workshop at N.Y.U., directed by Jack Hofsiss, reading at Atlantic Theater Co directed by Rick DesRochers with Jay O.Sander, Mary McCann, and Katie Erbe, (Weissberger nomination, 2 time O'Neill semi-finalist); Mary/HUNTER, workshop at Thingamajig, directed by Melissa Firlit, reading Actors Studio/PDU, directed by Christian Parker, reading at E.S.T directed by Daniela Topol. Awards/Honors/Residencies: The Robert Chesley award for Emerging Gay/Lesbian Artist from The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation; the Erik A Takulan fellowship from Djerassi Resident Artist Program; a Leon Levy Foundation Grant from The MacDowell Colony (3 time Fellow); The Jane G. Camp Fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; and a Ucross Foundation Fellowship. Member of id theatre's writing group, Dramatists Guild, alum of the Actors Studio/PDU, and Project Y Playwrights group.