Literary Director

Lisa Dillman’s plays include Ground, Rock Shore, The Walls, American Wee-Pie, Half of Plenty, No Such Thing, Six Postcards, Flung, and Shady Meadows. Her work has been produced around the country, including at Steppenwolf, Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival, American Theatre Company, A Red Orchid Theatre, Rogue Machine, and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble. She has received commissions from Steppenwolf, Goodman Theatre, Northlight, Baltimore Centerstage, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. She is a proud member of Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, where she is a playwright-in-residence and chair of the literary committee.  Also a teacher, she has taught playwriting at Western Michigan University, Chicago Dramatists, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, and the Chicago Public Schools. Her work is published by Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing, Heinemann, Playscripts Inc., and Smith & Kraus.

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