Steven Bogart is a playwright, stage director, teacher and visual artist. He also leads workshops in collaborative playwriting around the state of Massachusetts and has created over 50 devised theatre pieces. Bogart has directed for the American Repertory Theater(Cabaret), (The Boston Abolitionist Project), Wheelock Family Theatre(Pinocchio), Company One(Shockheaded Peter), Boston Playwrights’ Theater(Ginger Lazarus’s, Burning, Dan Hunter’s, Legally Dead), Liars and Believer’s(Lunar Labyrinth), and Brandeis University (Cabaret). He has collaborated on projects with Neil Gaiman, James Carroll, Kate Snodgrass, and Amanda Palmer.
Bogart’s plays have performed in Boston(, Wheelock Family Theatre, The Boston Conservatory of Music, Boston Theater Works, Boston Theater Marathon), NYC (SPFNYC,2007), and Chicago(Stage Left Theater, Leapfest).
He is a 2015 Massachusetts Cultural Council fellow in playwriting, and was a 2009 Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant recipient in playwriting. His play, Pigcat was the recipient of the Holland New Voice Award at the 2010 Great Plains Theater Conference, and his play, The Last Skywriter in the Universe was chosen by Inkwell Theater in Washington Dc for development work in 2105. His screenplay, Blood’s Child was recently optioned by Truefriend Productions and Vail Films, LLC.
He has participated in the Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive, and The Freedom Art Theater Retreat where he worked with other playwrights, designer and dramaturges.
Bogart is an Artist-in-Residence in theater at Southern New Hampshire University, and has taught acting for Emerson College and directed for Brandeis University and Boston University.
As a visual artist, he has exhibited his work at the Decordova Museum, Ueno Metropolitan Museum of Art (Tokyo), Boston, New York, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia and Chicago.
Finalist, Cannes Screenplay Competition
Third Place Winner, Horror Hotel International Screenplay Competition
London Modicon International Film Festival Official Selection, screenplay