Andrew Saito
UCP Membership, Affiliated Writer
New York, NY

Andrew P. Saito's plays include Krispy Kritters in the Scarlett Night and Mount Misery: A Comedy of Enhanced Interrogations, both produced at The Cutting Ball Theater while he was Andrew W. Mellon Resident Playwright. His play Stegosaurus (or) Three Cheers for Climate Change was produced at Faultline Theater. Saito was a Fulbright Scholar in Papua New Guinea, and holds an MFA from the Iowa Playwrights Workshop, where he received an Iowa Arts Fellowship. He has collaborated with the Andean theatre company Kusiwasi, and the legendary Peruvian theatre collective Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, and Conjunto Cultural Korimakao, in Cuba. He has been commissioned by Handful Players, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and the National Performance Network, and has received grants from Theater Bay Area, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, and developed work with Victory Gardens, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Crowded Fire, East West Players, the Playwrights Center (Minneapolis), Mu Performing Arts, Brava Theater, Playwrights Foundation, Just Theater, AlterTheater, Asian American Theatre Company, and Mixed Phoenix Theatre (NY). He has held residencies at Blue Mountain Center, Montalvo Arts Center, and Djerassi Resident Artists Program.