Victor Lesniewski

Victor Lesniewski’s plays include The Fifth Domain (World Premiere at Contemporary American Theater Festival); Couriers and Contrabands (World Premiere at TBG Theatre in NYC, Critic Howard Miller’s Best of Off & Off-Off Broadway List); Cloven Tongues (World Premiere at The Wild Project in NYC); Where Bison Run (Ars Nova Out Loud Reading Series, NY Times Profile); Pipistrellus (The Dramatists Guild Fellowship); Khardal (Berkeley Rep’s The Ground Floor); Cold Spring (Ashland New Plays Festival); and Tentative City (SF Playhouse Play Reading Series).

Victor was the only American to be shortlisted for the inaugural Theatre503 Playwriting Award, which included six writers culled from over 1,600 applicants. He is a former Uncharted Artist in Residence at Ars Nova. In recent years he has also developed work at Roundabout Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Geva Theatre Center (NY), Pioneer Theatre Company (UT), Northern Stage (VT), Palm Beach Dramaworks (FL), Benchmark Theatre (CO), Playwrights’ Arena (CA), and La Mama Umbria.

He is proud to sit on The Dramatists Guild’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access Committee.

Victor Lesniewski Ashland New Plays Festival 2022