DDW Alumni Spotlight: Laura Shovan
Monday, Feb 27, 2023
Congratulations to DDW Alumna Laura Shovan (BFA '91)! on her new book Welcome to Monsterville. Award-winning author Laura Shovan debuts a new book of playful poems that help children understand and manage emotions.Read More
DDW 2023 Writers Guild Awards Nominations!
Friday, Feb 3, 2023
Congratulations to our WRITERS GUILD AWARDS NOMINATED Alums Dan Erickson, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Samantha Riley, Daniel Goldfarb, Ayo Edebiri, Megan Callahan-Shah, Billy Domineau, and Celeste Yim. The Writers Guild awards celebrates the best writing in TV, film and other categories.Read More
DDW Professor Richard Wesley Receives 2022 AUDELCO Lifetime Achievement Award
Monday, Dec 12, 2022
Congratulations to Dramatic Writing Associate Professor Richard Wesley who was awarded the AUDELCO Lifetime Acheivement Award for his excellence in theater. The AUDELCO Inc. was founded and incorporated in 1973 to highlight black theater and artists in New York City.Read More
DDW Grad Student Launches Veteran Filmmaker Fellowship
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022
Second year graduate student Lou Ferrer has created a program to offer fellow NYU vets a series of free lectures and workshops on the fundamentals of screenwriting and filmmaking...Read More
Annoucing the 2022 Goldberg Playwriting Award
Friday, Jul 1, 2022
The winner of the 2022 Goldberg Playwriting Award is 'Daniel' by Tirosh Schneider. The finalists are 'Saturday Mourning Cartoons' by Iraisa Ann Reilly, 'The Diaspora Tree' by Martine Handelman Duffy, and 'Little Lines' by Susan Yassky.Read More
Alumni Spotlight: Tylie Shider MFA 18'
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Congratulations to DW Alumni TyLie Shider, who is a 2022-2023 Playwrights' Center, McKnight Fellowship in Playwriting recipient! The Playwrights' Center supports writers who show consistent artistic excellence in thier careers by provideing tools and resources to develop new work for the stageRead More
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Carlos Reichel
Monday, Apr 25, 2022
Congratulations to Carlos Reichel (DDW MFA) on HARINA — a new show on Amazon Prime!Read More
CONGRATULATIONS to Linnea Gregg!
Monday, Apr 18, 2022
THE CATHEDRAL, featuring DDW staff member Linnea Gregg, is making its New York premiere with New Directors/New Films.Read More
"JULIA" Premieres on HBO Max!
Monday, Mar 21, 2022
Professor Daniel Goldfarb's new show JULIA premieres March 31st on HBO MaxRead More
Yale Drama Finalists!
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2022
Congratulations to our alumni Lilly Camp (MFA '17), Iraisa Ann Reilly (MFA '21), and Adjunct Instructor Matthew Paul Olmos, who are finalists for the Yale Drama Series Prize!Read More