Dana Schwartz

DANA SCHWARTZ is a Los Angeles writer, director, producer and actress. “@Playaz” was a 2019 Eugene O’Neill Finalist and had its World Premiere in 2021. “Early Birds” premiered in 2019, and is published by Next Stage Press. She has written for several productions of the internationally renowned Car Plays, notably at REDcat LA, Disney Hall, Segerstrom Arts and La Jolla Playhouse. Her newest play “Presto!” was completed while working with The Workshop Theater in New York and is currently a 2023 O’Neill Semi-Finalist.  She is co-creator, head writer and stars in the Zoom series “Isolation Inn”.  She has directed plays across the country, and performed around the world.  She is the co-creator of Theater at the Museum at LACMA, and Program Director of MADlab, the New Play Development Program at Moving Arts Theatre, where she is also the Director of Programming, and a company member. Her plays can be found at https://newplayexchange.org/users/19341/dana-schwartz and www.danawritesplays.com