James Fauvell & Ryan Feyk

James Fauvell & Ryan Feyk

                                    

EDUCATION:                                                                                                           
M.F.A. Playwriting, The New School for Drama, New York, New York
B.A. Theater, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

PRODUCTIONS:                                                                                                
Aporia Theater, Bloomington Playwrights’ Project, Brick Theater, Brooklyn Impact Theater, Inept Productions, Jungle Theater “In the Spotlight” Series, Minnesota Fringe Festival, New School for Drama, Northfield Arts Guild, Players Theater, Screaming Media Productions, Short+Sweet Singapore, Sticky New York, Thirst Theater.
 

DEVELOPMENT:                                                                                                     
The Actor’s Studio, Cape May National Playwrights Symposium, Dennis & Victoria Ross Foundation/O’Henry Productions, Jungle Theater, Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive, Lama Theatre Company, New School for Drama, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, Playwrights’ Center, Rising Sun Performance Company, Second Circle Theatre Company, The Skeleton Rep. 
 

PLAYWRITING RECOGNITION:      
• Winner, Metropolitan State University Playwriting Competition
• Winner, American Theatre Coop Award – Best One Act
• Winner, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity - Outstanding playwriting in a staged reading
• Finalist, New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest
• Finalist, DVRF Emerging Playwright Competition
• Semifinalist, O’Neill National Theatre Conference (2017)
• Semifinalist, O’Neill National Theatre Conference (2019)

SCREENWRITING RECOGNITION:      

• Winner, 1st TV Script Writing Competition (sitcom category)
• Finalist, Creative World Award Screenplay Competition
• Finalist, American Gem Short Script Competition
• Finalist, Denver Film Festival Screenplay Competition
• Finalist, West Field Screenplay Awards
• Semifinalist, PAGE International Screenwriting Awards (current, 2019)
• Honorable Mention, Los Angeles New Wave International Screenwriting Competition
• Top ten percent, Nicholl Fellowship Screenwriting
• Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival (2016, feature film)
• Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival (2018, digital series)
• Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival (2018, teleplay comedic spec script)

AFFILIATIONS: 
Member, Playwright/Director Unit, The Actor’s Studio
Member, Actors Equity Association
• Member, Playwrights’ Center
Member, Dramatists Guild
 

PUBLICATION:
105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance (Smith & Kraus)                                                                                                                             
Audition Arsenal for Women in their 20s (Smith & Kraus)
Audition Arsenal for Men in their 30s (Smith & Kraus)
The Playwrights’ Center Monologues for Men (Heinemann Publishing)


OTHER WRITING:
Writer, Muse for Music, Minnesota Public Radio
Writer/performer, In the Loop, Minnesota Public Radio
Co-creator, The Entertainment Machine, Bryant Lake Bowl