Nathan Wright

Nathan Wright holds an MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University’s School of the Arts and a BA in English and Theatre from Weber State University. His plays include: Naked Fish (Theatre Masters at The Atlantic 2nd Stage in New York and at Theater Masters in Aspen, CO), Distance (Plan-B Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, UT), Cheryl Rhodes and the Old Woman (LonelyShore Productions, New York) Mission (Schapiro Theatre, New York) and Bratya (Revisionary Theatre Company, Provo, UT) for which he received The Vera Hinckley Mayhew Award for Playwriting from Brigham Young University. Other original plays include Peninsula, Revisions of a Childhood, Homorapture and Conversations with Benjamin. Other works include collaborations on the forthcoming Architecting (with The TEAM), The Best Intentions (an adaptation of the Ingmar Bergman novel) and Moscow Express, an adaptation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters. Additionally, Nathan has taught theatre and performance in high schools, studios and summer programs across the country. The second of eight children and raised a devout Mormon, Nathan is primarily concerned with exploring questions of identity and faith in his writing.