John J. Caswell, Jr.

John is a playwright originally from Phoenix, a current fellow at Juilliard’s Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program, and winner of the 2020-2021 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award at the Vineyard Theatre.

Additional honors: Page 73 Playwriting Fellow; 2020 Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award; 2019 Relentless Award Finalist for Wet Brain; MacDowell Fellow; SPACE on Ryder Farm Creative Resident; Ars Nova Play Group Member; Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman Commission for Emerging Playwrights at Playwrights Horizons.

Education: Artist Diploma (in progress) at Juilliard School. MFA from Hunter College. 

Role with GPTC: Responder, Instructor

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