Artist Bio

The Civilians

(Bio as of November 2015)

Led by Artistic Director Steve Cosson, The Civilians creates new theater from creative investigations into the most vital questions of the present. Recent credits include Pretty Filthy, The Great Immensity and Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play. Last season, the company was the first ever theater company in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since its founding in 2001, the Obie Award-winning company has been produced at The Public Theater, Vineyard Theatre, BAM Next Wave Festival, Barrow Street Theater, Playwrights Horizons; and nationally at Center Theatre Group, American Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, HBO’s US Comedy Festival, the TED Conference and Actors Theatre of Louisville, among others. Visit for more information.