Drew Paryzer is a playwright and writer for interactive media. His work has been developed or presented at the Roundabout Theatre, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Fusebox Festival, Tofte Lake Center, The Museum of Human Achievement, and the Playwrights' Center -- where he is an Affiliated Writer.
His plays include Loverboy (UT New Theater 2018), Al-Halqa (is that how it’s pronounced) (New Harmony Project finalist), Swallow the Reader, and Alter (Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights’ Workshop). His work as an interactive storyteller includes FinalCon (Austin Critics Table Award nomination), the virtual reality/theater piece Muzzle Tough (Tofte Lake Center), and Intro to Being Here (Cohen New Works Festival 2017) -- for which he co-created the integrated video game.
Drew holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, where he received the Lipkin Prize, and an MFA in Playwriting from The University of Texas at Austin, where he was a James A. Michener Fellow. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is a Narrative Lead at Meow Wolf.
(Cover page photo and puppet by Zoe Andersen)