Kelly Lusk
Affiliated Writer
Chicago, IL

Kelly Lusk is a playwright who recently completed his MFA in playwriting at Indiana University. His play, (a love story), was selected as a participant in NNPN’s 2013 MFA workshop at the Kennedy Center (Dir. Tina Parker) and was a part of Orlando Shakespeare Theatre’s Playfest! (a love story) has been chosen to be produced as part of University of Central Florida’s 2014-2015 mainstage season. Lusk's ten minute play, Space, was chosen as a finalist for Actors Theatre of Louisville’s National Ten-Minute Play Contest and the Heideman Award. His newest play, king oedipus, will be produced at The John Waldron Arts Center in the fall of 2015 (dir. Paul Daily). 

Workshop productions include: The Day We Fell in Love (dir. Neal Utterback) and The Girl Who Ate the World (dir. Paul Daily). Original works produced in the Indianapolis Fringe Festival include: Seems to FitWe The BoysCaffeine/Nicotine (Co-written by Courtney Crary), and Love/Out

In the summer of 2009 Kelly was chosen to study in Umbria, Italy with Charles Mee through LaMaMa ETC. Lusk also was a two-time winner of the Indiana Repertory Theater's Young Playwrights-in-Process Competition.