Benjamin Graber
Affiliated Writer
Omaha, NE

Benjamin Graber M.D. (University of Michigan) M.A. in Theatre (University of Nebraska at Omaha) M.F.A.W. (Spalding University). Prior to following his muse and pursuing a later in life career in playwriting, he was a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical School (1978-1990) and Chief of Psychiatry of Psychiatry at the Omaha Veterans Medical Center (1991). He was Core Apprentice at the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis (2010-2011) and a finalist at the WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory (2011).  In 2011 he aided in the development and initiation of a Playwriting Track for the University at Nebraska at UNO's low residency MFAW program where he is currently a mentor and Playwright in Residence. Eighteen of his plays have been produced or had staged readings.