Playwright Dufault Awarded Major Residency
New Dramatists (NYC), an artistic home and developmental laboratory for professional playwrights, is proud to announce that Eric Dufault is one of eight writers to be selected for the New Dramatists' company. After undergoing a highly competitive, nine-month evaluation process, Dufault will receive a seven year residency and be a member through 2021. Current playwrights and alumni have won 16 Pulitzers (including 8 of the last 12), 24 Tonys®, 73 Obies, 17 Drama Desk Awards, 4 MacArthur Fellowships, and 12 Susan Smith Blackburn Awards.
Within the next few weeks, FUSION will post a podcast of a recent conversation between Dufault and FUSION Executive Director Dennis Gromelski.