Steve Cosson

2009-2010 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities and Guest Artist at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University



Steve Cosson is the founding Artistic Director of the acclaimed investigative theater company The Civilians. With The Civilians, Steve has been the co-writer/director of This Beautiful City (Drama Desk, Drama-League, Lortel Nominations); co-writer/director of Paris Commune; writer/director of the long running hit Gone Missing (New York Times’ Top 10 of 2007 list.); writer/director (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, (2006 Fringe First award). He has directed at theaters including Hartford Stage, Soho Rep, Williamstown, O’Neill Conference, New Harmony Project and others. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Colombia and a MacDowell Fellow. His plays have been published by Oberon Books in the UK, Dramatists Play Service, and an anthology published by Playscripts Inc. Mr. Cosson is a graduate of Dartmouth College.