English Research Seminars Series – Ross Howard – Friday 19th February
We’re delighted to welcome internationally performed playwright Ross Howard to the university of Sunderland. Ross will be delivering a Masterclass in scriptwriting.
Ross Howard’s work has been seen in London (Theatre 503, Old Vic Tunnels, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Riverside Studios, Old Red Lion, Park Theatre, Finborough Theatre, Southwark Playhouse), Cork (Cork Arts Centre), Las Vegas (Onyx Theatre), Minneapolis (Pillsbury House Theatre), San Francisco (The Phoenix Theatre), New York City (Cherry Lane Theatre, Clurman Theatre, Access Theater and Urban Stages) and developed at Last Frontier Conference and Great Plains Theatre Conference. In 2002, he was invited to join the Royal Court Theatre Young Writer’s Group.
In 2008, he received a Playwright Fellowship from the Edward F. Albee Foundation. ARTHUR AND ESTHER was awarded “Best of Fringe” at Las Vegas Fringe Festival 2010 while NO ONE LOVES US HERE was a finalist for the New York Stage and Film Founders Award 2012. FRISKY & THE PANDA MAN was a winning finalist in the 38th Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival in 2013 and PICTURE OURSELVES IN LATVIA was listed in New York’s L Magazine’s “Best of Theater 2014”. ARTHUR AND ESTHER, NO ONE LOVES US HERE, PICTURE OURSELVES IN LATVIA and his evening of short plays OUR WALK THROUGH THE WORLD are published by Samuel French. He is the Resident Playwright of New Light Theater Project (Indie Theater Hall of Fame/People Of The Year 2014 – NYTE) in New York and a member of The Playwrights’ Center.
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