Who Are the Playwrights

C. Julian Jiménez

Resident Playwright

2018 — 2027

C. Julian Jiménez is a Queer, Puerto Rican, and Dominican playwright. They hold an MFA in Acting from The New School for Drama. Julian is an Associate Professor of Theatre at Queensborough Community College and the Chairperson of the Department of Communication, Theatre, & Media Production. Their work is published through TRW plays. Playwriting awards include: New Dramatist Residency (Class of 2025), Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellow at The Lark (2019/2020), Pipeline Theatre Company PlayLab (2017 & 2018), LaGuardia Community College’s LGBTQ History Project Grant (2018), Queens Arts Council Grant (2015), Best New Work Motif Award (2014), and The Public Theater Emerging Writers Group (2009). Productions include: Man Boobs (Pride Films & Plays, 2011), Nico was a Fashion Model (Counter-Productions, 2013), Animals Commit Suicide (First Floor Theater, 2015), Locusts Have No King (INTAR, 2016), Bundle of Sticks (INTAR, 2020), and Alligator Mouth, Tadpole Ass (Theatre Rhinoceros, 2020), ¡OSO FABULOSO! & The Bear Backs (INTAR/McKittrick Hotel/Joe’s Pub, 2021), Bruise & Thorn (Pipeline Theatre Company 2022), and Ronald Reagan Murdered My Mentors (Fuse Theatre Ensemble). Other plays include: anOTHER (Distinguished New Work Award and Citizens Artists Award, The Kennedy Center, 2017), The Guilt Mongers or Los Traficantes De Culpa… (Winner - Nuestras Voces at Repertorio Español, 2017), Julio Ain’t Goin’ Down Like That (Commissioned by CUNY/NYC Council through the Office of Speaker Corey Johnson, and the Office of Daniel Dromm- District 25, 2019), Oh Deer! (INTAR Theatre Commission, 2020), Mind & Ass (New Dramatists Podcast Plays Commission, 2020), and Horny Orderly (New Dramatists Podcast Plays Commission, 2021). Other projects include: Co-producer and co-writer of the hit web series, Bulk-The Series (Vimeo, 2011 & 2013), and Book Writer for the rock musical, The Navigator, featuring music by Alynda Mariposa Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff, (Public Theater commission, 2023)