Rhea MacCallum


Rhea MacCallum is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and script consultant, whose plays have been produced across the United States and six continents.  She was honored to participate in the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and was named a finalist by the Actors Theatre of Louisville for the Heideman Award for her play, YESTERDAY ONCE MORE.  Her play THE 7th DISORDER won TADA! Youth Theater’s 15th Annual One-Act Playwriting Contest and INDEPENDENCE DAY won Best Drama at the Life and Death Matters Film and Theatre Festival.  Her work has been produced by companies such as Write Act Repertory, Shelterbelt, EBE Ensemble, ACME Theatre Productions, Theatre Encino, Whitefire Theatre, Boxfest Detroit, Cheeky Monkey Theatre Company, Small Fish Radio, Parish Players, Artists’ Exchange, Articulate Theatre Company, Play Club West and the Women’s Theatre Project.  Her plays and monologues have been published by Heuer Publishing, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Original Works Publishing, Pioneer Drama Service, Routledge Publishing, JAC Publishing, themonologueshop.com, nowcasting.com and have been included in several of Smith & Kraus’ “Best of” anthologies.  She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Los Angeles Females Playwrights Initiative, International Centre of Women Playwrights, Playground-LA’s Writer’s Pool (2016-2018), Skylight Theatre’s PlayLAb and a Lifetime Member of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.  Rhea earned her BA from USC and her MFA from the Actors Studio Drama School/New School for Drama in New York City.  @rheaplaywright rheamaccallum.com