Meena Dimian and Rachel Mewbron in In the Summer Pavilion at 59e59 Theaters

Paul David Young

Work:
Curtain Wall Part 4: Hero's Watch, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Residency, Governors Island, N.Y., 2015; screening at Hercules/Art Studio Program 2017
Curtain Wall Part 3: An Immersive Landscape Theater Performance of Christopher Marlowe's "Hero and Leander," New York Harbor/Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Residency, Governors Island, N.Y., 2015; screening at Emily Harvey Foundation, 2015; screening at Hercules/Art Studio Program 2017
For You (when I’m not there), Mykonos Biennale 2015
Kentucky Cantata, HERE, N.Y., N.Y., 2015
Curtain Wall, Unchained Theatre, L.I.C., N.Y., 2014
Kentucky Cantata, Emerging Artists Theater New Works Series “Nontraditional Forms,” N.Y., N.Y. 2013 (staged reading)
Clown Play, N.Y. Int’l Fringe Festival, N.Y., N.Y., 2013
Trayvon, I have my eyes on you, The Brick, Brooklyn, N.Y. 2013
In the Summer Pavilion, 59e59 Theaters, N.Y., N.Y., 2012
In the Summer Pavilion, Living Theatre, N.Y. Int’l Fringe Festival, N.Y., N.Y., 2011
nOt tHERE, (in collaboration with Niall Jones), Marlborough Gallery, N.Y., N.Y., 2011
Balcony Scene 2010, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) PS1, N.Y., N.Y., 2010
David & Ira, Scripts Up!, Theater at Joria Productions, N.Y., N.Y., 2010
Christians Having Sex in Silence, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Lion Theatre, N.Y., N.Y., 2010
Fireplace Poker, Red Room, N.Y., N.Y., 2010; (published by Indie Theater Now)
Waking Up With Strangers, Kraine Theater, N.Y., N.Y., 2009
Balcony Scene, LMAK Projects, N.Y., N.Y., 2008
Mimesis, (in collaboration with Trajal Harrell), apexart, N.Y., N.Y., 2008
Times and Places, (in Icelandic), Kaffileikhusid, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2000

Selected Play Readings:
All My Fathers, Abingdon Theatre, director Evan Yionoulis (with Mary Beth Piel), N.Y. 2016
All My Fathers, Cygnet Theatre, director Robert Lutfy, N.Y., N.Y. 2016
Anatomy Titus Fall of Rome by Heiner Müller (translated by Paul David Young and Carl Weber); director Robert Woodruff (with Bill Camp, Reg E. Cathey, et al., CUNY Segal Theater Center, N.Y., N.Y. 2013
No One But You, Alliance Theatre, director Freddie Ashley, Atlanta, GA 2010
Aporia, Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA, 2010
No One But You, New York Theater Workshop, director Adam Greenfield, N.Y., N.Y.2009
Aporia, Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., 2009
No One But You, Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., 2009
No One But You, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Aporia, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Aporia, Living Theatre, N.Y., N.Y., 2008
No One But You, Primary Stages PrimeTime Reading Series, director Carlos Armesto, N.Y., N.Y., 2007
Times and Places, (in English), La Mama E.T.C., N.Y., N.Y., 2001

Playwriting Awards:
No One But You, Kennedy Center Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, 2009
No One But You, runner-up, Kendeda Playwriting Fellowship, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta; 2009
Aporia, finalist, Kennedy Center John Cauble Short Play Award; 2009
Aporia, New Works of Merit Playwriting Competition --Third; 2009
Christians Having Sex in Silence, Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Semifinalist, 2011

Translation:
Heiner Müller: After Shakespeare (Macbeth; Anatomy Titus Fall of Rome), with Carl Weber, PAJ/MIT Press, 2012.

Curatorial Project:
“Perverted by Theater” at Apexart, New York, New York, October – December 2008 (co-curator with Franklin Evans); review Ken Johnson for The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2008, thereafter The New York Times “Weekend” listings as a selected exhibition weekly until closing of exhibition; Time Out New York listings, starred as “recommended or notable” exhibition; reviewed in Art Lies: A Contemporary Art Quarterly, No. 60, Winter 2008

Video Collaboration:
For You (when I’m not there); title, text, voiceover and performer; with choreographer Shaun Boyle; Moving Frames video dance exhibition, Prato, Italy, 2011.

Residencies:
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Residency, August - December 2015
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency, September 2011 – June 2012
Pearlman Fellow, Djerassi Artists Program, 2010
Kerr Foundation Fellow, Millay Colony for the Arts, 2009
Kennedy Center Playwriting Fellow, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Waterford, CT, 2009
Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Summer Conference, Lexington, N.Y., 2006
Artist-in-Residence, Byrdcliffe Colony, Woodstock, N.Y., 2005

Education:
Yale University, B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Distinction in the Major); 1981
Fulbright Scholar, Universität Bielefeld, Germany; study with Reinhart Koselleck; 1981-1983
Columbia University Law School, J.D. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar); 1986
New School for Drama, M.F.A. Playwriting; May 2009

Acting/Performance:
Principal Performer (with Janie Geiser and Michael Buscemi), Patricia Thornley’s THIS IS US: Don’t Cry For Me, New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-Garde, Lincoln Center, 2013
George Zimmerman, Good Eyes, Bad Eyes, The Brick, 2013
Abraham, a homeless drifter, Rachel White’s Blank, Hudson Guild Theatre, Strawberry Festival, 2011
Town Drunk, Melissa Friedling’s McCabe, 2007, video, part of Chris Doyle’s 50,000 Beds, Aldrich Museum and other venues

Press:
Howard Miller, 'talkinbroadway.com, Jan. 24, 2015 ("Kentucky Cantata is a masterful work that is likely to stay with you for a long time after the final bows.")
Angel Lam, The Easy, Jan. 27, 2015 ("a dark, poetic play")
Linda Leseman, The Village Voice, Aug. 14 2013, “Fringe Marathon” (Clown Play “intelligently bizarre”)
Greg Solomon, The Easy, Aug. 13 2013 “Clown Play” (“exceedingly clever script”)
Howard Miller, UPSTAGE-DOWNSTAGE, August 15, 2013”'Clown Play': One of the Offbeat Treats of the New York International Fringe Festival”
Clown Play New York Fringe Festival Pick by Newyork.com, Amsterdam News, The New York Times, and The New Jersey Record
Erik Haagensen, Backstage.com, “‘In the Summer Pavilion’ Imaginatively Peers Into Possible Futures,” October 18, 2012
Catherine Rampell, New York Times, “After Princeton, Looking at Fickle Fates,” October 23, 2012
Bradley Troll, Theater is Easy, “In the Summer Pavilion: BOTTOM LINE: A sexy, searing offering of the vast possibilities of life and love crafted by a sharp, poetic voice,” October 20, 2012
T & B on the Aisle, “Seeing the future in “In The Summer Pavilion,” October 16, 2012
Reviews Off Broadway, “Reality Washes Past (and Future) In The Summer Pavilion,” October 22, 1012
John Peacock, Flavorpill, “In the Summer Pavilion,” October 21, 2012
Andy Propst, theatermania.com, “In the Summer Pavilion,” October 18, 2012
David Roberts, Theatre Critic, “In the Summer Pavilion,” October 20, 2012
Dmitry Zvonkov , Stage and Cinema, “In the Summer Pavilion,” October 19, 2012
Erik Haagensen, Backstage.com, “In the Summer Pavilion’” August 2011 (Critic’s Pick!)
Joe Dziemianowicz, The New York Daily News, “Fringe Festival report: 'Greenland' breaks the ice; 'Pavilion' deserves Maine-stream audience,” August 26, 2011
Jo Ann Rosen, nytheatre.com, “In the Summer Pavilion,” August 31, 2011
Deirdre Donovan, CurtainUp, “In the Summer Pavilion,” August 29, 2011
C.C. Kellogg, Village Voice, “New York Fringe Fest: Highlight – In the Summer Pavilion,” August 23, 2011

Performance Commentary:
newARTtheatre: Evolutions of the Performance Aesthetic, (book), PAJ, 2014
Contributing Editor, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (MIT Press), since 2008
Regular contributor, Art in America, online/print, since 2011
Regular contributor, Hyperallergic, since 2014
Context Notes Writer, New York Live Arts, 2014-15 season