Interim Head of Playwriting
Full Time Faculty
Tony Meneses was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Albuquerque and Dallas. His plays include “Guadalupe in the Guest Room”, “The Women of Padilla”, “twenty50”, “The Hombres”, and “El Borracho”. He is an alumnus of the Soho Rep. Writer/Director Lab, Ars Nova Play Group, Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat at Ucross Foundation, The Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, and Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood, and his work has been previously developed at the Lark Play Development Center Playwrights’ Week, Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s The Ground Floor, Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company’s Colorado New Play Summit, The Old Globe’s Powers New Voices Festival, and South Coast Repertory’s Pacific Playwrights Festival and New SCRipt Series. He is a two-time recipient of The Kennedy Center Latinx Playwriting Award, is published by Dramatists Play Service and Theatrical Rights Worldwide, and has been previously commissioned by Denver Center, Two River Theater, and The Juilliard School. He is currently under commission from The Old Globe and South Coast Rep. Education: The University of Texas at Austin, Iowa Playwrights Workshop, Juilliard.