Matt Minnicino is a Manhattan-based, Virginia-born playwright, actor, adaptor, director, and storyteller. He is the recipient of the 2016 Arts & Letters Prize, the 2012 Clay E. Delauney Playwriting Prize, a finalist for the 2017 Jeffrey Melnick New Playwright Award, semifinalist for the 2016 Eugene O'Neill New Plays Conference; member of Pipeline Theatre's 2017-18 PlayLab and Everyday Inferno's 2016 Writer/Director Lab; and recipient of residencies with SPACE on Ryder Farm, Exquisite Corpse, Sugarglass Theatre, and many others; and has been published by The Dionysian, The Dramatist, and HowlRound. His work has been performed or developed in 12 states (and Ireland). He has professionally adapted Chekhov, Gorky, Strindberg, Ibsen, Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and more. He has been a teaching artist at the American Shakespeare Center since 2011. MFA: Columbia.