John Perovich

Playwright Lyricist

John Perovich is a playwright, dramaturg, educator, and theatre maker in Phoenix, AZ. John serves as the Dramatists Guild Ambassador for the Southwest — Northern Arizona Region. He is the founding Artistic Director of Now & Then Creative Company, who's mission focuses on the "now"—new play development and productions of new works, while also celebrating the "then"—classics for the stage. He is also the Director of New Work Development at Brelby Theatre Company in Glendale, AZ. John's plays have been performed at multiple theaters including B3 Theater, Brelby Theatre Company, Arizona State University, Cumberland County Community College, Safe Mode Productions, Little Fish Theatre Collaborative, and New York University. Additionally, Perovich’s work has been selected and presented at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, Festival of New American Theatre at Phoenix Theatre Company, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and Mid-America Theatre Conference. Perovich’s latest play—BE MY LITTLE BABY—premieres May 2019 at Space 55 in Phoenix, AZ.
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Perovich earned his B.A. in Communications: Radio/TV/Film from Rowan University, M.A. in Educational Theatre from New York University, and his M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Arizona State University. He is a member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas and is also a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.