NPC Artistic Council and Readers




Suzanne Agins, Director / Artistic Director, Upstart Creatures

John Baker, Freelance Dramaturg

Nan Barnett, Executive Director, National New Play Network

Jed Bernstein, President, Above The Title Entertainment

Eddie Boroevich, Actor

Jaime Castañeda, Associate Artistic Director, La Jolla Playhouse

Carrie Chapter, Literary Manager and Dramaturg, Philadelphia Theatre Company

Carla Ching, Playwright, NPC 2015

Kimberly Colburn, Literary Director, South Coast Rep

Madison Colquette, Freelance Dramaturg

Julie Felise Dubiner, Associate Director: American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Josh Epstein, Designer




Ezra Ali-Dow

Shanna Allison

Aaron Alonso

Donald Alsedek

Natalie Ault

Brittany Ayers

Katherine Baltrush

Brey Ann Barrett

Amanda Baschnagel

Rachel Bauer

Mary Beevers

Isaak Berliner

Grace Bernardo

Walter Bilderback

Brooke Bishop

Neil Blackadder

Clara Blickenstaff

Kaelyn Brandt

Sasha Bratt

Tae Braun

Daniel Brown

Ryan Bruce

Julia Bumke

Peggy Carey

Serena Cates

Carrie Chapter

Wei-Huan Chen

Bradley Cherna

Lindsay Christians

Maegan Clearwood

Mike Cohen

Maggie-Kate Coleman

Madison Colquette

Amanda Connors

Alexandra Constas

Raquel Davis

Gemma de León

Christian DeAngelis

Celine Delcayre

Christopher Diercksen

Nikki DiLoreto

Frank DiMaiolo

Joseph Dimuzio

Laurie Dowling

Eliot Drell

Julie Felise Dubiner

Charles Duggan

Alison Durkee

Brett Elliott

Stephanie Engel

Georgina Escobar

Elena Faverio

Alan Filderman

Amanda Finn

Molly FitzMaurice

Haley Fluke

Aislinn Frantz

Jeri Frederickson

Robert Frost

Lily Fryburg

Kelsey Gamble

Maddie Gaw

Nicole Gehring

Helene Goldfarb


2017 National Playwrights Conference Artistic Council


Georgina Escobar, Playwright

Molly FitzMaurice, Dramaturg, MFA Yale School of Drama 2019

Teresa Focarile, Adjunct Professor, Theatre Arts, Boise State University

Amy Handelsman, Freelance Producer & Dramaturg

Heather Helinsky, Freelance Dramaturg

Abigail Katz, Director of New Play Development, Atlantic Theater Company

Tessa LaNeve, Freelance Script Developer

Kristin Leahey, PhD, Literary Director, Seattle Repertory Theatre

Linda Lombardi, Freelance Director and Dramaturg

Sarah Lunnie, Literary Director, Playwrights Horizons

Larissa Lury , Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University; Freelance Director

Kato McNickle, Director of Creative Projects, Artreach, Inc. & Playwriting instructor, University of Connecticut



2017 National Playwrights Conference Script Readers

Aaron Gonzalez

Micah Greenleaf

Olivia Haller

Brian Hashimoto

Mattie Hawkinson

Bailey Hawthorne

Heather Helinsky

Josiah Hernandez

Aaron Hock

Adam Howard

Bryan Howard

Eleanor Howell-Shryock

Colleen Hughes

Dan Jakes

Rachel Jett

Sarah Johnson

Jungmin Kang

Alex Keegan

Lisa Kenner Grissom

Emma Kimball

Danielle King

Bonnie Kramm

Portia Krieger

Charlotte La Nasa

Viktoria Lange

Christopher Larkin

Colton Larsen

Thomas Lawler

Kristin Leahey

Amelia Lembeck

Lexy Leuszler

Meredith Levy

Laley Lippard

Linda Lombardi

Leah Lowe

Larissa Lury

Zach Lusk

KC MacMillan

Lauren Manna

Pamela McCaddin

Charlie McGrath

Caitlin McLeod

Holden Meier

Jessie Mhire

Jessie Mills

Megan Monaghan Rivas

Ned Moore

Charles Morgan

Jeffrey Mosser

Austin Murray

Cortland Nesley

Callie Nestleroth

Gail Obenreder O'Donnell

Evren Odcikin

D. Ohlandt

Kara Ontiveros

Eliza Orleans

A.J.  Orth

Avery Orvis

Ramona Ostrowski

Amelia Parenteau

Susanne Parker

William Partlan





Kelly Miller, Manager, The Shuman Company

Ramona Ostrowski, Associate Producer, HowlRound

Tanya Palmer, Director of New Play Development, Goodman Theatre

Jill Rafson, Director of New Play Development, Roundabout Theatre Company

Emily Ruddock, Artistic Producer, Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Janine Sobek Knighton, Assistant Professor, Utah Valley University; Freelance Dramaturg

Martha Wade Steketee, Freelance Critic, Researcher, and Dramaturg

Eddie Torres, Director

Gregg Wiggans, Artistic Fellow, Kenyon Playwrights Conference 

Gavin Witt, Associate Director/Director of Dramaturgy, Center Stage

Derron Wood, Artistic Director of Flock Theatre and Master Teaching Artist for the State of Connecticut





Amanda Paulick

Lindsey Hope Pearlman

Andy Pierce

Hutch Pimentel

Kevin Place

Michael Poe

Andy Propst

Anne Pulsipher

Scott Pulvirent

Cheyenne Queen

Marni Raab

Samip Raval

John Reinschmidt

Jordan Rich

Nick Roesler

John Rooney

Alix Rosenfeld

Brad Rothbart

Anna Rothfus

Susan Russell

J. Isabel Salazar

Madeline Sayet

Keri Schultz Kent

Amanda Schumacher

Steve Scott

Gaines Semler

Alec Shaw

Diane Simpson

M. Graham Smith

Robbin Smith

Jose Solis

Katie Soricelli

Suzanne Spicer

Aurin Squire

Florian Staab

Lizzie Stern

Brian Sutow

Anne Szeliski

Gabrielle Tannenbaum

Dave Tolchinsky

Nina Trotto

Corey Umlauf

Deanie Vallone

Jennifer Vanasco

Nikki Veit

Kate Walat

Luke Walchuk

Aleksandra Weil

Matthew Weisgable

Calan Welder

Jenni Werner

Alyssa White

Gemma Wilson

Henry Wishcamper

Elizabeth Woolf

Samuel Yates

Hoejeong Joanne Yoo

Shara Ashley Zeiger

Olivia Zerphy

Meredith Zotkiewicz

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