Carlos Murillo
Affiliated Writer
Chicago, IL

Carlos Murillo is a resident playwright at New Dramatists. His plays have been produced at Theater der Stadt Aalen in Germany, Vígszínház in Budapest, Hungary, Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, NYC Summer Play Festival, En Garde Arts, Soho Rep, Hangar Theatre Lab, Theatre @ Boston Court, Circle X, Son of Semele, Actor’s Express, Salt Lake Acting Company and elsewhere. His work has also been seen at The Public, New York Theatre Workshop, P73, Goodman Theatre, South Coast Rep, Portland Center Stage, Madison Rep, Sundance Institute, The Playwrights’ Center, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Annex Theatre, and others. His work has been published by Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, Inc., Smith & Kraus, Heinemann, and Theatre Forum. Awards include a Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellowship, two Rockefeller MAP grants, two National Latino Playwriting Awards from Arizona Theatre Company, and he is the 2009 Otis Guernsey Award winner from the William Inge Theatre Festival. He has received commissions from The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Berkeley Rep, Playwrights Horizons, The Public, South Coast Rep, and En Garde Arts. Carlos is an Associate Professor at The Theatre School of DePaul University where he heads the playwriting program. He lives in Chicago with his wife Lisa Portes and their two children, Eva Rose and Carlos Pablo.