Julius J. Galacki

Playwright

Julius Galacki received his MFA from the Playwriting program at the Yale School of Drama, his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and another Masters degree from the interdisciplinary Gallatin School at NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and Safehouse, a writers and actors’ group in Los Angeles, as well as Film Independent. 

Julius has had plays read or produced  Off Off Broadway in NYC, as well as in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina and Hawaii.

He has also made award winning short films (based on his plays) and is working on getting a feature produced, served on committees for the Guild, been published in The Dramatist and Smith and Kraus;  additional publications:  poetry in small press journals and numerous articles for union newsletters around California.  He taught creative writing to undergraduates at Yale and Quinnipiac Universities, worked as a Script Analyst for USA Films and currently works for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., now a division of Disney.  www.juliusgalacki.com

Highlights

- BLACK FLAMINGOS received an Equity reading at the Yale Repertory Theatre with a cast that included Tony nominated actress Amy Ryan and was directed by Obie Award winner Evan Yionoulis.

- Monologues in all four volumes of "AUDITION ARSENAL" published by Smith & Kraus - a 29 minute film, "ALL THINGS CHICKEN", produced, written and directed by Julius Galacki, based on his full length play of the same name was shown at film festivals in 4 countries and received a number of awards and/or nominations.  Additionally, a 6 1/2 minute film, written and directed by Julius Galacki, based on his short play "FIRST NIGHT"  was aired on Palm Springs PBS.