Playwright Information Center

Click here to log in if you are one of our published authors.

...finding plays can be frustrating. Not so with your catalog and website. Susan Shirey High School Teacher Spring Mills, PA
General Information

Ian Mairs

Ian Mairs is the author of fifteen plays whose titles include Bay at the Moon, Parts Unknown, Our David, She's a Big Girl Now, Nocturne at Twilight and Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol. His work has been seen in New York at Theater Row and 13th Street R...

Biography

Ian Mairs is the author of fifteen plays whose titles include Bay at the Moon, Parts Unknown, Our David, She's a Big Girl Now, Nocturne at Twilight and Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol. His work has been seen in New York at Theater Row and 13th Street Repertory, regionally in Atlanta at 14th Street Playhouse, Backdoor Theater at Seven Stages and Actors Express in Florida at Theatre Jacksonville, American Stage, The Loft, and Theatre Southeast.

His latest play, The Learning Curve, the recipient of a development grant from the Jacksonville Community Foundation. It received a developmental reading at NYU in November 2012 directed by Sean Daniels (Geva) and featuring Michael Emerson (ABC'S Lost) and Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's The Lion King) in the leads. It was workshopped at Swine Palace Theater in Baton Rouge in the spring of 2012. He is currently adapting his play 7-7 for the screen and Dickens' David Copperfield for young audiences.

He received his BFA in Theatre from Florida State University (Acting) and his MFA in Dramatic Writing from Ohio University. Awards and prizes include Arts Ventures Grant from NEA and JCF. State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, and Parry/Billman Fellowship for Fine Art. Four of his plays are published by Playscripts Inc. (New York). He has taught theater courses at Ohio University, University of North Florida, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. He served as Artistic Director of Oasis Theater Studio from 2004-2007, producing and directing two seasons of plays the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art.

Plays by Ian Mairs

Login

Top Matches:

 
Filters