Matthew Paul Olmos
Artist in Residence (2010-2012)

Matthew Paul Olmos is originally from Los Angeles. He is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient, Humana Festival of New Plays Commissioned Playwright, New Dramatists Resident Playwright, Center Theatre Group LA Writers Workshop member, Geffen Playhouse Writers Room Playwright, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Brown Swan Lab Writer, Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting, National Latino Playwright Awardee, Cherry Lane Mentor Project Playwright as chosen by Taylor Mac, and La MaMa e.t.c.’s Ellen Stewart Emerging Playwright Awardee as selected by Sam Shepard.

He spent two years as a Mabou Mines/SUITE Resident Artist being mentored by the Ruth Maleczech and is a former New York Theatre Workshop’s Emerging Artist Fellow, Baryshnikov Arts Center Artist in Residence, Dramatists Guild Fellow, Primary Stages’ Dorothy Strelsin New American Writer, Brooklyn Arts Exchange Resident Artist, INTAR H.P.R.L Playwright, Rising Circle Collective Playwright, he is also an Echo Theater Company Resident Playwright, an Ensemble Studio Theater lifetime member, and a proud Kilroy’s nominator.