Director of Theatre Studies, Associate Professor of Playwriting
Department of Dramatic Arts
802 Bolton Rd., Unit 1127
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1127
Michael Bradford is an award winning director and professor of dramatic arts at the University of Connecticut. Bradford’s work has been produced Off-Broadway at the American Place Theatre, and elsewhere in New York at the Lark Developmental Theatre, The Flea, The Access and the NADA Theatre. Regionally he has been produced at the Lorna Littleway Theatre, Louisville, KY and ETA Creative Theatre, Chicago, IL. He has received the Manhattan Theatre Club Playwright fellowship, the LARK Theatre Writers Residency and the New York Stage and Film Residency, New York. His plays have received readings and work-shops at the Manhattan Theatre Club, LARK Theatre, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, the Steppenwolf Theatre and the Actors Theatre of Louisville. His play, LIVING IN THE WIND, received over ten AUDELCO Theatre award nominations, and WILLY’S CUT AND SHINE was recently published by Broadway Play Publishing and produced at the ETA Creative Theatre, Chicago, Il. Bradford is considered one of the most promising African American playwrights today.