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Terry Curtis Fox

Chair

Terry Curtis Fox is an Arts Professor and Chair of the Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing in the Tisch School of the Arts. He received his AB at the University of Chicago, where he was a member of the Committee on General Studies in the Humanities.

Professor Fox is a dramatist who has been produced in all three areas taught in Dramatic Writing. His play Cops was originally produced by the Organic Theatre in Chicago and subsequently by the Performance Group in New York. Subsequent plays have been produced at Playwrights Horizons, the Chicago Theatre Project, and various companies throughout the United States. He is co-author of the feature Fortress and the HBO movie Perfect Witness. He began his long television career as a Story Editor and writer for Hill Street Blues and was the co-show runner for the Showtime series The Hunger. His work has been seen on all four broadcast networks as well as HBO and Showtime. For many years he was a theatre and film critic, first for the Chicago Reader and subsequently at the Village Voice. Other journalistic writing has appeared in numerous publications including Film Comment, New York magazine, and the Huffington Post.

For nine years, he taught Screenwriting at Western Carolina University. He has also taught at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Aspen Writers Festival. For nine years, Mr. Fox was a member of the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America, west. He is an O’Neill Fellow and a former recipient of a NY State CAPS grant.