PETER GIL-SHERIDAN
sheridan

Brooklyn, NY – Peter’s play, Ritu Comes Home, originally commissioned by InterAct in Philadelphia as part of their 20/20 Commission program had its world premiere there in June. Other plays include Cockfight written at Soho Rep and developed at PlayPenn. What May Fall, commissioned by the Guthrie and performed there. Topsy Turvy Mouse was produced by the Cherry Lane and Borderlands Theatre in Tucson and was the winner of The Smith Prize awarded by the National New Play Network for outstanding political work. Other work developed by the Lark’s Playground, New York Theatre Workshop, Queens Theatre. Residencies include the Jerome Fellowship in Minneapolis, The Sundance Institute, The Millay Colony, The Ucross Foundation, Tofte Lake. Most recently, Peter was a member of I73, Page 73’s weekly writing group in New York and performed his first solo piece People Tell Me Things at Ars Nova’s ANTFest. This Fall he will be in residence at San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico where he will create a devised piece with community members and students followed by another residency at the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming. MFA: Iowa, BA: Fordham.

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Other residencies at The Millay Colony

June 2008 residency