Gabriel Jason Dean

Heartland (PlayPenn, 2016)
Terminus (PlayPenn, 2013)

Gabriel Jason Dean returned to PlayPenn in 2016, after developing his play Terminus at PlayPenn in 2013.  Selected plays include In Bloom (Kennedy Center Paula Vogel Prize, Runner-Up Princess Grace Award); The Transition of Doodle Pequeño (AATE Distinguished Play Award, NETC Aurand Harris Award); Qualities of Starlight (Essential Theatre New Play Award, B. Iden Payne Award). Notable awards include a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University and a Dramatist’s Guild Fellowship. His plays have been produced or developed throughout the United States at places such as New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, Araca Group, The Lark, The Flea, Oregon Shakespeare, The Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, Interact, Abingdon Theatre, The Playwrights’ Center, Davenport Theatrical, ASSITEJ International, American Theatre Company, Red Orchid Theatre, Stage Left, The VORTEX, Theatre [502], Aurora Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre, Dad’s Garage Theatre , Actor’s Express, Horizon Theatre, FronteraFest, Source Festival, the Cohen New Works Festival, Essential Theatre, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. His scripts are published through Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing and Playscripts. Gabriel is currently an Affiliated Writer at The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop. MFA: UT-Austin Michener Center for Writers. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.