David Myers

Third Place Winner

DAVID MYERS is a playwright based in Los Angeles. His work has been developed at Berkeley Rep, South Coast Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Vic, The Royal Court and more. His How to Conquer America was first written through Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor program and recently a finalist for the Humanitas Prize at CTG. His From Under the Tree was read in Pasadena Playhouse’s Hothouse Series. Other works include: Muzungu (Mixed Phoenix, NYC), Body Parts (Theater157, San Diego) and 1800 Acres (Riverside Studios, London). He’s had short play commissions from La Jolla Playhouse, Chalk Rep, Moving Arts and Cornerstone, and he completed a year-long residency at South Coast Rep. He’s written and sold two screenplays and two original television pilots. Originally from Houston, David has a BA from Brown and an MFA from UCSD. He teaches at UCSD and lives in LA with his wife and son.