RESUME

ANDY J. BOYD

EDUCATION

  • Visiting Artist, Shanghai Theatre Academy, 2018

    • Took classes in Chinese drama and co-taught a playwriting class in English.

    • Supervised a production in Chinese of Affordable Rates and Color TV

  • MFA, Playwriting, Columbia School for the Arts, 2018

    • Classes with Lynn Nottage, David Henry Hwang, Anne Bogart, Charles Mee, Gregory Mosher, Kelly Stuart

  • BA, History and Literature, Harvard University, 2014

    • Magna Cum Laude Honors Thesis: “The Whole World Speaks to You: Spiritual Practice and Religious Belief in the Plays of Lynn Alvarez”

    • Phi Beta Kappa

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

  • 2019-2020 Playlab at Pipeline Theatre Company member

  • 2019-2020 Speakers' Corner at Gingold Group member

  • Columbia@Roundabout new play award for Os Confederados

  • Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Playwriting and Screenwriting grant for She Shall be Praised

  • Phyllis Anderson Prize for Playwriting from The American Repertory Theatre for Acres of Diamonds

PLAYWRITING

  • The Trade Federation, Or, Let’s Explore Globalization Through the Star Wars Prequels, 2019, IRT, directed by Allen Macloed

  • River Rouge, Lenfest Center for the Arts, 2018, directed by NJ Agwuna

  • Os Confederados, Schapiro Theatre at Columbia University, 2017, directed by Philip Santos-Schaffer

  • The Terrifying Tales of the Brothers Grimm, Epic Theatre Company, Cranston RI, 2015, directed by Kate Lester

  • Yesterday Was Beautiful, Mirror Dimly Theatre, FringeNYC 2015, co-directed by the author and Yonit Friedman

  • She Shall be Praised, staged reading, Artist’s Exchange, Cranston RI, 2015, directed by the author.

  • Fire God Shows You the Ropes, Broadway for All, New York, NY, 2014, directed by Dustyn Gulledge, published by YouthPlays 

  • Towards a Synchronic Historiography: An Appreciation, solo show performed and directed by the author, Providence Fringe Festival, 2014

  • Bitch: A Play About Antigone, Harvard University, 2012, directed by Adriana Colon, later reprised at Marquette University by Alex Coddington, 2013 and at Capital Fringe Festival by Naked Theatre Company and Julia Sears, 2014

 

MUSIC 

  • Square State Survivor, solo EP, 2016

  • Glory Days, solo EP, 2014

  • My Songs Sound Better With You, album with Los Vendidos, 2013

© 2016 by Andrew Boyd.