Gabriel Jason Dean
Affiliated Writer
Brooklyn, NY

Gabriel Jason Dean's plays have been produced or developed at New York Theatre Workshop, the Lark, New York Stage and Film, Oregon Shakespeare, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, ASSITEJ International, Red Orchid Theatre, Theatre Row, Hangar Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre, and Illinois Shakespeare Festival, to name a few. Gabriel has received multiple honors from the Kennedy Center including the Paula Vogel Prize, Ken Ludwig Prize, Theatre for Young Audiences Award, Runner-Up for the Harold & Mimi Steinberg National Playwriting Award, and being developed at the New Visions / New Voices Conference. Other honors include the James A. Michener Fellowship at UT-Austin, Runner-Up for the New Dramatist's Princess Grace Award, New England Theatre Conference Aurand Harris Award, Essential Theatre New Play Prize, and winner of the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. His plays have been finalists or semi-finalists for the Seven Devils Conference, The O’Neill Theatre Conference, JAW at Portland Center Stage, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, Interact’s 20/20 Commissions, Page 73 Fellowship, the Julliard Wallace Fellowship, Lark Play Development Center, and Aurora Theatre Global Age Project. His scripts are published through Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing, and Playscripts. Gabriel is a Core Writer at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis and on faculty for Spalding University’s Brief-Residency MFA Program.

Agent Information

Max Grossman
New York


 Gabriel Jason Dean's Heartland  selected for the Geva Theatre Center's 2017/18 season. See the link for more details:

Gabriel Dean's Terminus at Vortex Repertory Company wins the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Production of a Drama

Gabriel Jason Dean's IN BLOOM is part of the Manhattan Theatre Club's Ernst C. Stiefel Reading Series, with a reading April 6. More info HERE.


NYU Steinhardt's New Plays for Young Audiences 2015 will include a new musical by Gabriel Jason Dean, MARIO AND THE COMET THAT STOPPED THE WORLD. More info HERE.