Michael Proft

Playwright

Michael Proft is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program.  Michael's first play, FAITHLESS, was a Wisconsin Wrights New Play Development Program winner and given readings at Forward Theatre in Madison, WI, and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. 

DIONYSUS ON THE DOWN LOW, Michael's second play was once again selected by the Wisconsin Wrights New Play Development Program and given a reading at Madison WI's Forward Theatre. DIONYSUS was a finalist for The Playwrights Realm Scratchpad series in NYC, as well as a semifinalist for ScreenCraft's Stage Play competition and The Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. DIONYSUS ON THE DOWN LOW received its world premiere at Outcast Theatre Collective in Tampa, FL, in July 2021.

Michael recently completed the play, 4RW, a collaboration with Diane Leaity.