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Ian MacAllister-McDonald

Ian MacAllister-McDonald Ian is a writer, director and educator from Portland, Maine. His plays have been produced or developed by Playwrights Horizon, Soho Rep, Theatre Masters, The Portland Stage Co., The Skylight Theatre Co., The Eagle Project, Moving Arts Theatre Co., The Blank Theatre, The Veritas Ensemble, American Repertory Theatre, The Great Plaines Theatre Conference, American Theatre for Higher Education and The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, among other places.

He is the recipient of The Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, The Portland Stage Co.'s Gold Prize, and a Playwriting Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Ian received his BA in English Literature from Loyola Marymount University, and his MFA in Playwriting from Brown University, where he also taught Screenwriting. Ian is currently Playwright-In-Residence at The Skylight Theatre Co., and began teaching Playwriting at Loyola Marymount University in the Fall of 2013.

Other plays include THE BOY WHO LIVED FOREVER, THE VIKINGS OF MUNJOY HILL, IN THE BONEYARD, THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES, LONE WOLF BLUES, and TOT!. He is currently at work on his first feature film, SOME FREAKS.