M.F.A. in Stage Direction, Ph.D. in Continental Drama, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Literary Manager/Resident DramaturgProfile:
Stephen Willems created the Literary Department at MCC twelve years ago (currently with a staff of four plus reading interns from the Playwriting and Dramaturgy programs at local universities) and MCC’s writer’s support group, the Playwrights’ Coalition, whose membership includes twenty-eight of the most exciting early and mid-career playwrights in New York, five years ago. Stephen holds an MFA in Stage Direction and a PhD in Continental Drama from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught for three years. He has worked as a director and playwright at leading regional theaters including The Guthrie and the American National Theater, as well as numerous off-Broadway venues including MCC Theater.