Straton George Rushing

Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Straton Rushing is a playwright and actor from Sonora, Texas. In 2020 his short plays Round the Decay will be published in Bluffton University’s Bridges Literary Journal and Modern Art will be in Smith and Kraus’ The Best 10-Minute Plays of 2020. His plays have been used by the Drama Desk-Nominated Emerging Artist’s Theatre, SceneShop, Capital Repertory Theatre, Otherworld Theatre, Nouveau 47 at the Margo Jones Theatre, Mainstage Irving-Las Colinas, The Player’s Theatre, TheatreWorks New Milford, other companies around the US. He has had the pleasure of teaching classes with Arts Mission Oak Cliff, Arlington Public Libraries and The Muse Theatre Workshop. Straton is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. He holds degrees in Theatre and Philosophy from UT Arlington. He is currently in the MFA Dramatic Writing program at Arizona State University.