Yusef Miller

In 2006, Yusef suspended his acting career to pursue Playwriting. He was accepted as a Lila Acheson Wallace Playwright Fellow at The Juilliard School, mentored by Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang. In 2007, he was awarded the Le Comte Du Nouy Prize for Excellence in Playwriting. In 2008, he was subsidized for the entire year, being awarded the inaugural Frederick Fellowship. Plays: Breakfast: Lark Roundtable, Horse Trade Theater Group/The Fire This Time Festival; Hookyjook, the Land of...: Lark Roundtable Reading; The Ford Foundation and The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Future Classics Reading; Arnold Weissberger Nominee (Williamstown); Lincoln Center Theater’s Directors Lab Investigation; Reverie Production’s Next Generation Playwriting Contest Semi-Finalist; The Juilliard School Reading. It Takes a Village. Aaron&Tekla: The Juilliard School Reading; The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., Reading. The House of Buddy Baines: Lark’s Playwrights Week, Semi-Finalist; The Juilliard School Workshop Reading. Songs of My So-Called Masculinity: NYU Workshop Reading. Films: Ding-Dong, (Short comedy, 2009), written: Ripfest #10 Short Film Festival Patent Leather Scars, (Short psychological drama, 2009), produced, written, starring

Shows participated in:
Breakfast and Ambrosia (2010 - 11) Playwright
Ten Minute Plays (2010 - 11) Playwright