Hubert Grissom

Playwright
Highlights

Hubert Grissom

hubertgrissom@gmail.com

PLAYS & PLAY PRODUCTIONS:
Winston Drives Big Jim a two act play featuring the friendship and confidence between a Governor and his chauffer as they drive through the emerging Civil Rights Movement in Alabama in the '40s and '50s.  Staged Reading: Stageworks Theatre, Tampa, March 24, 2019.
Jamelle, Alabama's Teenage First Lady (2016 Cullman reading, not produced.)

Storm Surge         Finalist New Play Contest, The Players, Sarasota, FL. 7-7-08; Festival Reading, Red Barn Theatre, Key West, FL. 7-17-08; First Reading – Abingdon Theatre Co. NYC 12-8-08;  Semi-Finalist – Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA 3-3-09.
BapBomb              a two act play, co-produced by Stageworks and Gorilla Theatres, Tampa, January 2007.  Renamed: Code BapBomb.
Waterin'Hole         a two act play, produced, Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham, Alabama, 1991.  Archived Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
Wedges                  a two act play, produced Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham, Alabama, 1990.   Archived Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

AWARDS/HONORS/APPOINTMENTS:

Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive, Advanced Tract, July 2007.
Individual Artist Grant, Arts Council of Hillsborough County (Tampa, Florida) for Theatre/Playwright FY 2007.
Associate Member Dramatist Guild, 1990 - Present.
Presented, Moderated & Judged Short Stories, Lorian Hemingway Literary Conference, Key West, Florida, various 1992-2004.
Hackney Literary Award for Short Story, 1984.
Board Member and Presenter, Writing Today, Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, various 1978-1992.
Advisory Member, Alabama Film Office, 1976-78 & 1993-95.

TEACHING:

Adjunct Professor of Law, Barry University, Orlando, Florida 2004.
Instructor playwriting, Special Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) 1994.

PUBLICATIONS:

Contributor, An Alabama Scrapbook, Honeysuckle Imprint, Huntsville, Alabama, (also published by Crane Hill, Birmingham) 1988.
Columnist “Cordon Blue & Barbeque” Birmingham News, Birmingham, Alabama 1976-82.

EDUCATION:

Creative Writing, Jesse Hill Ford, UAB 1977-78. (Non-Degree)
LLB Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina.
A.B. Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama.