Philip Dawkins
Core Writer
Chicago, IL

Philip Dawkins work includes the recent Joseph Jefferson Nominated world premiere of Miss Marx: or the Involuntary Side Effect of Living (Strawdog Theatre) as well as recent critically-acclaimed plays The Homosexuals and Failure: A Love Story which both also received Joseph Jefferson Nominations for New Work after their world premieres with About Face Theatre (2011) and Victory Gardens Theater (2012) respectively. His plays for young folks are published through Playscripts, Inc. A graduate of Loyola University, Chicago, Mr. Dawkins is an Artistic Associate of About Face Theatre, an Ensemble Playwright at Victory Gardens, and a founding member of Chicago Opera Vanguard. Mr. Dawkins teaches playwriting at Northwestern University, his alma mater Loyola University Chicago, and through the Victory Gardens ACCESS Program for writers with disabilities. He also teaches Kung Fu to little Chicago kids through Rising Phoenix Kung Fu. Hi-Yah!

Agent Information

Beth Blickers


135 W 50th St 17th Floor

New York, NY 10020



Le Switch by Philip Dawkins will run October 27-December 3, 2017 as part of New Conservatory Theatre Center's 2017-2018 season.

Philip Dawkin's solo show The Happiest Place on Earth will receive its premiere as a co-production between Sideshow Theatre Company and Greenhouse Theatre Center. 

Philip Dawkin's play Charm will be performed as part of Mosaic Theater Company's 2016-2017 season in D.C.

My new play, CHARM, is being produced by Northlight Theater at the Steppenwolf Garage, Oct. 14 - Nov. 8, and my new play, LE SWITCH, will premiere at About Face Theater in Chicago, Jan. 15 - Feb. 21, 2016.

Philip Dawkins' play THE BURN will be included in Steppenwolf's 10th Annual First Look series on August 11-16. More info HERE.