Steve Moulds
Affiliated Writer
Louisville, KY

Steve Moulds has been a Jerome Fellow at The Playwrights’ Center, an NNPN Playwright in Residence at Curious Theatre Company, a Fred Coe Playwright in Residence at Vanderbilt University, a Michener Center Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, and an Al Smith Fellow through the Kentucky Arts Council. On an ongoing basis, he is a Playwright in Residence at Theatre [502] in Louisville, Kentucky. His plays include The Body; Conflict House; Emergency Prom; the Humana Festival anthology Oh, Gastronomy!; The Wedding Guest, commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville; an adaptation of Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author commissioned by The Hypocrites; and the adaptation Kafka’s Metamorphosis.

He has also co-written three plays with his spouse and colleague, Diana Grisanti: The Two Lobbyists of Verona, the first world premiere in the history of Kentucky Shakespeare; The Stranger and Ludlow Quinn, a serialized epic in 11 parts; and The Baker Goes to War, a socialist play for children.

In addition to work at The Playwrights’ Center, Steve’s plays have been developed by The Inkwell, Performance Network Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, and the Lark. Three of his plays (Emergency Prom, Six Characters, and Oh, Gastronomy!) are published by Playscripts, and shorter work has been published in collections by Samuel French and Smith and Kraus.


Steve Moulds's play SERGIO'S MUSEUM will receive a workshop production at Theatre [502] in Louisville, February 15th - March 3rd, 2019.

Steve Moulds was recently named the runner-up for the Hope on Stage Playwriting Contest.

Theatre [502]'s fifth season includes lots of familiar faces: RICH GIRL by Victoria Stewart; THE TWO LOBBYISTS OF VERONA by Steve Moulds and Diana Grisanti; FAILURE: A LOVE STORY by Philip Dawkins; QUALITIES OF STARLIGHT by Gabriel Jason Dean; and RIVER CITY by Diana Grisanti. More info HERE.

Steve Moulds's adaptation of 6 CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR will have its West Coast Premiere December 3-21, 2014 with Portland Actors Conservatory. Info HERE