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Julia Izumi

Resident Playwright

2021 — 2029

Julia Izumi is a writer and performer who makes plays, musicals, and other theatrical nonsense. Her work has been developed and presented at Manhattan Theatre Club, Clubbed Thumb, Bushwick Starr, WP Theater, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Seattle Rep, Barn Arts Collective, NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights' Workshop, BMI’s Librettists Workshop, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Williamstown Theatre Festival, CAATA’s National Asian-American Theatre ConFest, Pork Filled Productions, and San Francisco Playhouse. Honors for her work include O’Neill’s NPC Finalist, Kilroys List Honorable Mention, and Theater Masters’ Take Ten. She has received the inaugural Ojai Playwrights Conference Dr. Kerry English Award, KCACTF’s Darrell Ayers Playwriting Award, NY Society Library's Emerging Women's Artist Grant and a Puffin Artists' Grant. She is a 2020/2021 New Georges Audrey Resident and a New Dramatists resident. Currently under commission from True Love Productions, MTC/Sloan, and Playwrights Horizons/Soundstage. MFA: Brown University. www.juliaizumi.com