LA Play Development Community

Welcome to a project to find ALL of the Directors, Playwrights, Dramaturgs & Literary Managers, as well as ALL of the Play Development Programs, in greater LA.

The goal is to create a more cohesive theatre community through networking events and skills-building programs. This project was initiated through a partnership of Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas and LA STAGE Alliance. Questions? Email: Robert Menna,


To be invited to networking events, panels & workshops for Directors, Playwrights, Dramaturgs & Literary Managers...

Please fill out this 2-minute survey:


If you know of a play development program in LA, including immersive work & playwrights groups...

Please add its name to our list by taking this 1-minute survey:

The LA theatre companies we've identified already are listed below. If you can add specifics about their play development, click on the above Play Development Survey to add details.


Please help these surveys go viral across greater LA. Send directors, playwrights, dramaturgs & literary managers in greater LA a link to this page:

Questions? Email: Robert Menna,

Theatre Companies & Playwrights Groups - Evolving Master List: