Asher de Forest

Headshot of Asher de Forest, a white man with glasses, mid-length hair, and a black button up shirt,

Asher de Forest is a Minneapolis-based educator and early career playwright. He holds a BA in English (Creative Writing) and Theater and Dance from Macalester College. In 2021, he received the Ruth Easton Leadership Award from Macalester's Theater and Dance Department. He became a Global Playwright Series semi-finalist in 2022. Asher's work has been fully produced at Macalester (directing honors) and performed in developmental readings by Applause Community Theatre and One Egg No Batter Productions (Virtual Unfinished Works Festival), among others. As an educator, Asher has taught at Children's Theatre Company and Mount Zion Religious School. His plays may be found on New Play Exchange: