Artist Bio

Martín Zimmerman

(Bio as of October 2013)

Mr. Zimmerman’s plays include White Tie Ball, The Making of a Modern Folk Hero and Seven Spots on the Sun. His work has been produced or developed at The Kennedy Center, The Playwrights’ Center, Victory Gardens Theater, ACT (Seattle), Chicago Dramatists, American Theater Company, PlayPenn, Icicle Creek Theatre Festival, the Alliance Theatre, Primary Stages, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Theatre Row, Borderlands Theater, the Source Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, The Gift Theatre, Red Tape Theatre, The University of Texas at Austin and Duke University. He is a recipient of the Sky Cooper New American Play Prize, the Jerome Fellowship, the Carl Djerassi Playwriting Fellowship, the National New Play Network’s Smith Prize and a Core Apprenticeship at The Playwrights’ Center. Mr. Zimmerman has also been a finalist for the Kendeda Competition, the Jerome Fellowship, the Heideman Award and the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. He holds an MFA in playwriting from The University of Texas at Austin and a BA in theater studies and a BS in economics from Duke University.