Steve Moulds

Steve Moulds is a playwright and director. He has been a Jerome Fellow at The Playwrights' Center, an NNPN Playwright in Residence at Curious Theatre, a Fred Coe Playwright in Residence at Vanderbilt University, a Michener Center Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, and an Al Smith Fellow through the Kentucky Arts Council. He is currently the Co-Artistic Director of Theatre [502] in Louisville, Kentucky.

Plays include Sergio's Museum; The Body; Conflict House; Emergency Prom; Von Rollo; the Humana Festival anthology Oh, Gastronomy!; The Wedding Guest,Six Characters in Search of an Author commissioned by The Hypocrites (Chicago) and reimagined for five subsequent productions; and the adaptation Kafka's Metamorphosis, commissioned by Commonwealth Theatre Center and Middle Tennessee State University.

Shorter work includes the Minnesota Fringe Festival premieres Killer Smile, Buyer's Remorse, and See You Next Tuesday, the latter two of which were Top Ten audience hits, and Compound/Complex, which premiered in the Brouhaha Comedy Festival. Four of his ten-minute plays have premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville, and his ten-minute Principles of Dramatic Writing premiered at the Source Festival, winning Best of the Fest.

Steve has also co-written three plays with his spouse, Diana Grisanti: The Two Lobbyists of Verona, presented by Theatre [502] and Kentucky Shakespeare; The Stranger and Ludlow Quinn, a serialized epic in 11 parts; and The Baker Goes to War, a socialist play for children.

Directing credits include work for Theatre [502], Walking Shadow Theatre Company (Minneapolis), History Theatre (St. Paul), and Actors Theatre of Louisville, including the Humana Festival.

Steve's work has been developed at The New Harmony Project, The Playwrights' Center, SPACE on Ryder Farm, The Inkwell, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Curious Theatre, Performance Network, San Francisco Playhouse, Vanderbilt University, Weber State University, and the Lark. Four of his plays are published by Playscripts, and shorter work has been published in collections by Samuel French and Smith and Kraus.

Steve holds an M.F.A. from the Michener Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Plays by Steve Moulds