Foundry Member, Foundry Alumnus (2017)
Ian August is a NJ-based playwright and lyricist whose works have been performed across the U.S. Full-length plays include: Brisé (Great Plains Theatre Conference, Finalist Seven Devils Playwrights Conference), The Excavation of Mary Anning (Powerhouse Theatre, Ashland New Plays Festival, DVRF New Playwright Program), Interviewese (Garry Marshall Theatre New Works Fest, Finalist New Comedy Fest B Street Theatre), The Goldilocks Zone (Passage Theatre Company, Semi-Finalist O’Neill Conference), Donna Orbits the Moon (NJ Repertory Company, Utah Contemporary Theatre; Barbour Memorial Playwright Award), Missing Celia Rose (NYC Summer Play Festival; Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s “Playfest″; Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society), Submitted by C. Randall McCloskey (NY Intl. Fringe Festival), and Cobbler (Finalist New Comedy Fest B Street Theatre). Mr. August’s YA play, Parker and the City in the Sea, debuted at the 71st Edinburgh International Fringe Festival in the summer of 2018. Other works have been published by Samuel French, Inc., The Pitkin Review, Smith and Kraus Publishing and the One-Act Play Depot. Mr. August is a founding member of the Princeton-based playwriting collective, the Witherspoon Circle, and is a graduated member of the PlayPenn’s playwriting workshop, The Foundry.