Stuart Spencer

BA, Lawrence University. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. Author of numerous plays performed in New York and around the country, including Resident Alien (Broadway Play Publishing). Other plays include In the Western Garden (Broadway Play Publishing), Blue Stars (Best American Short Plays of 1993-94), and Sudden Devotion (Broadway Play Publishing). A playwriting textbook, The Playwright’s Guidebook, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2002. Recent plays are Alabaster City, commissioned by South Coast Rep, and Judy Garland Died for Your Sins. Former literary manager of Ensemble Studio Theatre; fellow, the Edward Albee Foundation; member, Dramatist Guild. SLC, 1991–

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Dramaturgy
  • Theatre Techniques: History and Histrionics
  • Playwright’s Workshop
  • Playwriting Techniques
2012-2013
  • History and Histrionics
  • Playwright’s Workshop
  • Playwriting Techniques
  • Something Great is Coming: The American Musical
2011-2012
  • Brief Chronicle: A Short History of the Theatre
  • First-Year Studies in Theatre: The Playwright’s Perspective
  • Spencer Workshop
  • Theatre Techniques: History and Histrionics

Courses taught in MFA Theatre Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Dramaturgy - Graduate
  • Theatre Techniques: History and Histrionics - Graduate
  • Playwright’s Workshop
  • Playwriting Techniques - Graduate

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