Steven Dietz
Affiliated Writer
Austin, TX

Steven Dietz's thirty-plus plays and adaptations have been seen at over one hundred regional theatres in the United States, as well as Off-Broadway. International productions have been seen in over twenty countries, including recently in Brazil, Thailand, South Africa, Estonia, and Iran. His work has been translated into a dozen languages. Current and upcoming world premieres include How a Boy Falls (Northlight Theatre, Chicago); Dracula: Mina's Quest (ACT Theatre, Seattle); and two interlocking plays for adult and youth audiences, The Great Beyond and Th Ghost of Splinter Cove (Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, Charlotte Children's Theatre). Recent world premieres include Bloomsday (Steinberg New Play Award Citation), This Random World (Humana Festival of New American Plays), On Clover Road (NNPN rolling world premiere), and Rancho Mirage (Edgerton Award). Other widely produced plays include Becky's New CarYankee TavernLast of the BoysInventing van GoghGod's Country, and The Nina Variations. Dietz was awarded the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award for Fiction and Still Life with Iris; the PEN USA Award in Drama for Lonely Planet; and the Edgar Award (R) for Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure. Currently a Dramatists Fuild "Traveling Master"—Dietz teaches workshops in playwriting, story-making, and collaboration across the U.S. He and his wife, playwright Allison Gregory, divide their time between Seattle and Austin.

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Beth Blickers


Steven Dietz named one of the Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights of the 2019-20 Season by American Theatre. 

Go Dog Go! Adapted by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz, composed by Michael Koerner, based on the story by P.D. Eastman named one of TYA/USA's Most-Produced Titles of 2019/20.

The Board of Directors of The New Harmony Project is pleased to announce the 2015 conference writers. Writers in residence include member Steven Dietz. More info HERE.