Matthew Paul Olmos

Fellow

2012 -- 2013

Matthew Paul Olmos was awarded the 2012 Princess Grace Award in Playwriting; he was also selected for the 2013 Sundance Institute Playwright Retreat at UCROSS and was recently named, by Sam Shepard, as the inaugural recipient of the La MaMa e.t.c.'s Ellen Stewart Emerging Playwright Award. He is a 2012-13 New York Theatre Workshop Fellow, 2011-12 terraNOVA Groundbreaker Playwright, and 2011-12 Brooklyn Arts Exchange Resident Artist. Was a Sundance Institute Time Warner Storytelling Fellow, and a two-time Resident Artist at Mabou Mines/Suite and BBC International Playwriting Top Prize of the Americas awardee with his play the nature of captivity; he is also an Ensemble Studio Theatre lifetime member. He world-premiered i put the fear of méxico in’em at Teatro Vista in Chicago in November 2012, and part one of his 3-play cycle so go the ghosts of méxico will world premiere at La MaMa e.t.c. in April 2013. For more information: www.matthewpaulolmos.com.

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  • Princess Grace Award Fellowship

    Princess Grace Award Fellowship

    The Princess Grace Award in Playwriting was created by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA in 1994 to seek out and support exceptional, emerging American playwrights. The Award provides the winning writer with a year-long residency at New Dramatists, a $7,500 stipend, and a publication opportunity with Samuel French.

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April 18, 2013

THE DRINKING OF AN UN'HAPPY PEOPLE

A staged reading of a new work-in-progress, presented as part of Primary Stages' Fresh Ink Series

April 26th at 3pm
at 59E59 Theaters
directed by Luke Harlan
featuring Michael Billingsley, Philip Callen, Jessica Dickey, Holly Lynn Ellis, Ryan King.

RSVP: readings@primarystages.org

http://www.primarystages.org/freshink

April 18, 2013

SO GO THE GHOSTS OF MEXICO, PART III

A work-in-progress workshop presentation

April 24 at 11am
presented by New York Theatre Workshop, as part of NYTW's Emerging Artists Fellowship

directed by Rachel Chavkin
featuring Tina Benko, Reyna de Courcy, Marianna McClellan Maria McConville, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago

No RSVP necessary. @ La MaMa's studio on 47 Great Jones (bet. Bowery & Lafayette), 5th Floor.
(note: presentation runs about an hour)

March 29, 2013

so go the ghosts of mexico, part one

La MaMa e.t.c presents...
so go the ghosts of méxico, part one
lamama_ghostsofmexico_side_1.jpg
written by matthew paul olmos / directed by meiyin wang

april 11 - 28

November 20, 2012

i put the fear of mexico in'em published by No Passport Press

I PUT THE FEAR OF MEXICO IN 'EM has been published by No Passport Press, for more information: http://www.lulu.com/shop/matthew-paul-olmos/i-put-the-fear-of-m%C3%A9xico-inem/paperback/product-20513637.html.

November 20, 2012

Selected for Sundance Institute's 2013 Playwright Retreat at UCROSS

Matthew Paul Olmos has been selected by the Sundance Institute as one of seven artists for its 2013 Playwrights Retreat at Ucross Foundation in February; other artists invited are Radha Blank, Fernanda Coppel, Joy Harjo, Michael John LaChiusa, Justin Levine, Stephen Wadsworth. For more information: http://www.sundance.orgstitute-playwrights-retreat-at-u/.

October 25, 2012

so go the ghosts of mexico

Matthew Paul Olmos will workshop and have public readings of his play SO GO THE GHOSTS OF MÉXICO at Duke University the first week of November. It is being directed by Jonathan Cullen and features Flor De Liz Perez. The week long process will also include a panel event on the topic of the U.S./Mexico border and the drug wars.

October 25, 2012

i put the fear of mexico in'em

Matthew Paul Olmos’ I PUT THE FEAR OF MÉXICO IN’EM is receiving its world premiere at Theatre with a View (Teatro Vista) in Chicago from November 4 – December 9 at Chicago Dramatists; directed by newly appointed Artistic Director Ricardo Gutierrez. For more information: teatrovista.org.
i put the fear of mexico in'em

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