MARK ROSE THEATRE BIO
Co-founder Gray Coast Theatre Company.
PRNYC, was a winner in the Port Townsend One Act Playwrights Festival and received 10 performances. It received a Jeffy Award for best one act play of the season. “‘PRNYC by Mark Rose is a taut well-rehearsed script… easily rivaling the popular TV series ‘Mad Men’… A major triumph,” wrote Steve Tracy of The Port Townsend Leader.
(As a full-length play PRNYC was a semi-finalist at the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference.)
Six performances of Family Style (30 min. One Act) at Key City Public Theatre Playwrights Festival in Port Townsend, WA. Written by Mark Rose. Directed by Connor Zaft. Cast: Chuck Filipov, Crystal Eisele, Doug Taylor, Michelle Hensel.
Four performances of Showdown at the Temple of Meat at the Greenway Court Theatre, Hollywood. One Act Series presented by the Playwrights / Directors Unit of the Actors Studio, in conjunction with the Greenway Arts Alliance. Written by Mark Rose | Directed by John Lacey. Assistant Director Kristopher Lencowski. Cast: Steve Mendillo, Lisa Richards, Kate Whitney, Lane Compton, Alexandra Vino.
Sixteen performances of White Noise, a 10-minute play, at the H-B Playwrights Theatre in New York.
Ten performances of White Noise, a 10-minute play, at the Richmond Shepard Theatre in New York.
Four seasons with the Playwrights /Directors Unit of the Actors Studio in Hollywood. The P-D unit meets weekly to critique plays-in-progress. Participants include actors, playwrights, and directors. Moderated by Mark Rydell, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director.
Three seasons with the Advanced Playwriting workshop H-B Playwrights Studio in New York, meeting weekly to critique plays-in-progress. Participants include actors, playwrights, and directors. Studied with Donna De Matteo, Austin Pendleton (scene study), and Jeffrey Sweet.
Two seasons of Advanced Playwrighting with Elizabeth Heffron at Freehold Theatre in Seattle.
The Maharini received a public staged reading, followed by talkback, as part of the Port Townsend One Act Playwrights Festival, 2019.
PRNYC, full-length play staged reading at the Odd Duck Studio, now Eclectic Theater, in Seattle.