Troy Deutsch

Plays written by Troy Deutsch

Troy Deutsch is a playwright from rural Minnesota living in New York City. In the fall of 2015, he studied with Nicky Silver as part of The Vineyard Theatre’s Fall Playwriting Workshop. Troy’s three-act family drama THE ROSE GARDEN, a semi-finalist for the O’Neill Playwriting Conference, had a reading in February 2016 in New York City directed by Sheryl Kaller. THE ROSE GARDEN received a week-long developmental workshop in December 2014 at American Theater Company in Chicago directed by Bonnie Metzgar. Troy’s play BULL SHARK ATTACK was presented in November 2014 as part of Salt Lake Acting Company’s New Play Sounding Series directed by Sandra Shotwell and received a week-long workshop in February 2016 as part of SLAC’s Playwrights’ Lab directed by Tamilla Woodard. BULL SHARK ATTACK will receive its world premiere at Salt Lake Acting Company in the fall of 2016. Troy’s play IN A TILTED PLACE premiered at IRT Theater in August 2015. His play LAKE WATER, a semi-finalist for the O’Neill Playwriting Conference, was developed at The New Group through the New Group/New Works Reading Series under the direction of Ian Morgan. LAKE WATER received its world premiere at IRT Theater directed by Daniel Talbott. Troy’s play PUSSYCAT was produced by the University of Utah, directed by Sandra Shotwell, and was a regional finalist with Kennedy Center ACTF. Troy wrote the text for FEAST, a multi-disciplinary collaboration between Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and NOW-ID, which was performed at The Great Saltair in Utah. Troy worked again with Flying Bobcat on a children’s show he wrote, an adaptation of the book, CLIMBING WITH TIGERS, which received its world premiere in March 2016 at Salt Lake Acting Company. As an actor: RABBIT HOLE (Broadway u/s, Manhattan Theatre Club). Regional: RABBIT HOLE (The Huntington Theatre Company, The Cleveland Playhouse); LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, A FLEA IN HER EAR (Chautauqua Theater Company). Training: BFA from the University of Utah Actor Training Program.