Craig Pospisil

Playwright

CRAIG POSPISIL is author of MONTHS ON END, SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN, THE DUNES, LIFE IS SHORT, the collection CHOOSING SIDES, all published by Dramatists Play Service. He is multiple award-winning author, six time Heideman Award finalist, and received the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival’s award for Excellence in Playwriting. MONTHS ON END had its world premiere at the Purple Rose Theater Company and has been produced around the country, as well as in Australia and Hong Kong. SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN premiered at the Detroit Repertory Theater and has since had more than sixty productions, including ones in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Paris. THE DUNES was produced by the Gallery Players in Brooklyn, after a workshop at the Venice Theatre, readings at the Barrow Group and Michael Chekhov Theatre in New York, and winning Theatre Conspiracy's New Play Contest. Craig was the head writer for theAtrainplays, the acclaimed twenty-four hour theater company, for which he has written sixteen short plays and musicals, including IT'S NOT YOU, TOURIST ATTRACTION and THE BEST WAY TO GO, which are published by Playscripts in theAtrainplays and theAtrainplays Vol. II. Other publications include ON THE EDGE in Under Thirty: Plays for a New Generation and Best Ten-Minute Plays 2005; THERE'S NO HERE HERE in Outstanding Short Plays, Vol. 2 and Best American Short Plays 2014-2015; GUERILLA GORILLA in Plays and Playwrights 2001; HAPPENSTANCE in Best Ten Minute Plays 2015; PERCHANCE in the Best Ten Minute Plays 2006; and his one-act DISSONANCE is included in Best American Short Plays 2011-2012 and Outstanding Short Plays, Vol. 3. Craig's work has been seen at Ensemble Studio Theatre, New World Stages, Bay Street Theater, New York Musical Festival, Barrington Stage, Cherry Lane Studio Theater, New York International Fringe Festival, City Theatre (Miami), Road Theatre and the Caldwell Theater, has been performed on six continents, and translated into seven languages. A native New Yorker, Craig received his Masters from New York University’s Dramatic Writing Department and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. He lives in New York with his wife financial news anchor  Alix Steel and a fine imported French cat named Elle.