Jeremy O’Brian

Musical Theatre Dance Program | Script Developer/Supervisor

Jeremy O’Brian is a Mississippi-born, Brooklyn-based playwright who currently teaches writing and Black Atlantic Theatre at The New School Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and New York University. He is the 2019 recipient of Liberation Theatre Playwriting Residency Fellowship, 2018 Athena Theatre’s Athena Writes Playwriting Fellowship, and the 2016 Lambda Literary Emerging LGBTQ Voice in Playwriting Fellowship. His plays include: egg; or anythin’ dipped in egg gone soften (Development: Athena Theatre), a curious thing; or superheroes k’ain’t fly (Development: American Academy of Dramatic Arts), and under one roof (Development: Liberation Theatre Co.). Jeremy is a Master of Arts candidate at The New School for Drama where he studies Playwriting. He also holds a Masters in African and African Diaspora Studies from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts from Tougaloo College.

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