Matt Fotis
Affiliated Writer
Reading, PA
Biography

Matt Fotis's plays have been presented or developed at such places as The Lark, The Playwrights' Center, The Kennedy Center, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, Emerging Artists Theatre, City Theatre, Ten Grand Productions, MATC Dramatists Play Lab, and many others. His plays have won The Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting, UCM's Theatre for Young Audiences National Playwriting Competition, and The Sonoma County Repertory Theatre’s SCRipts Festival, among others. He's been a Finalist for the Heideman Award, The David Mark Cohen Award, and a National Finalist for the KC/ACTF National Ten Minute Play Award as well as a National Finalist for the John Cauble Outstanding Short Play Award. He is also the author of Long Form Improvisation & American Comedy: The Harold and co-author of The Comedy Improv Handbook. He is currently the co-chair of the Theatre Department at Albright College.