JOSH LEVINE

Biography

Josh Levine is a recipient of the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting for HOMEMADE, and his ten-minute play PERFECT was a Heideman Award Finalist. In addition, Josh's play, I LOVE YOU I LOVE YOU, is published by Smith & Krause in The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2014. Josh lives in Los Angeles where he has served as Writers Assistant on USA’s PLAYING HOUSE and Script Coordinator on CBC/Pop’s SCHITT’S CREEK. Josh has attended the O’Neill Playwrights Conference as a Kennedy Center Playwright Observer and was in residence at SPACE on Ryder Farm during the summer of 2013. He has served as Playwright in Residence at Northern Stage Theatre Company, and he has been commissioned by Bakerloo Theatre Project, Worcester Academy, and Miles Square Theatre. Josh's other plays include DEEPER, ADULT CHILDREN, GAME OVER, STARRY NIGHT, SACRED TEXT or 64 KISSES, and others. His work has been developed by Primary Stages, Celebration Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, SPACE on Ryder Farm, The Playwrights Union, and produced at The Blank Theater Company, Bailiwick Repertory, Orlando International Fringe Festival, Red Stage Theatre, From the Ground Up, Bakerloo Theatre Project and Mad Cow Theater, among others. Josh received his MFA in Playwriting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where he taught Screenwriting, and his BFA in Playwriting from The Theatre School, DePaul University. Josh served on the Artistic Committee for The Blank Theatre Company's Living Room Series, and he is a proud member of The Playwrights Union, The Dramatists Guild and alumnus of the Primary Stages' Dorothy Strelsin New American Writer's Group. A self-proclaimed Disnerd, Josh enjoys living in Los Angeles and having Disneyland just a short (depending on traffic) drive away.