Matthew Paul Olmos

Resident Playwright

2014 -- 2021

Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), 2012 Princess Grace Award in Playwriting, and inaugural La MaMa e.t.c.'s Ellen Stewart Emerging Playwright Award as selected by Sam Shepard. A 2013-14 Dramatists Guild Fellow, 2012-13 New York Theatre Workshop Fellow, Primary Stages Writer's Group, Ensemble Studio Theater lifetime member. Two-time Resident Artist at Mabou Mines/Suite (mentored by Ruth Maleczech); “Top Prize of the Americas” by the BBC 2011 International Playwriting Competition for The Nature of Captivity; published by Samuel French. Awarded Sundance’s Storytelling Fellowship for i put the fear of mexico in’em; produced by Teatro Vista 2012; published by Samuel French and NoPassport Press; on the syllabus at Rutger’s University. Currently working on the living'life of the daughter mira about a newborn and her Labor/Delivery nurse; the drinking of an un'happy people about American nationalism, and the third play in his 3-play cycle so go the ghosts of méxico, which focuses on the U.S./México drug wars. The first play in this cycle was produced by La MaMa e.t.c in the spring of 2013, directed by Meiyin Wang and has since premiered in Mexico, and in Spanish in New York City. www.matthewpaulolmos.com.

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  • Admissions Town Hall Meeting

    Admissions Town Hall Meeting

    Monday, July 7, 4-5:30pm

    Discover New Dramatists' philosophy, what we offer, what we ask of our Resident Playwrights, and who can apply for residency. Live demonstration on how to apply online. Learn the nuts-and-bolts of how the selection process works, what and how to submit application materials, along with detailed information on 2014-2015 procedural changes, and special lessons we learned from last year. Madeleine George, Class of 2017, will be joined by New Dramatists' staff members: Todd London, Emily Morse, John Steber, Morgan Allen, and Rachel Hutt to discuss the admissions process.

    The Admissions Town Hall Meeting is open and free to prospective applicants. Please Call (212) 757-6960 for Reservations.

    For those of you who do not live in the NYC area, or cannot make the meeting at our building, we will be live streaming the meeting on HowlRound TV and taking questions via Twitter. Follow @NewDramatists and be sure to put the hashtag “#newplay” in your tweets.

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