BFA Acting, New York University
MFA Dramaturgy, Stony Brook University

Steve Marsh is a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts, and an associate of The SBU School of Journalism’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, where he teaches Improvisation for Scientists in a project spearheaded by Mr. Alda. He has lead dozens of workshops for nearly 1000 scientists at institutions like Cornell, Stanford, CUNY, Columbia, Harvard, Fordham, the University of Chicago, UCLA, the NIH, NASA, the American Chemical Society and many  others. He developed a workshop on Conflict Resolution and Improvisation for The American Psychological Association. Steve is an actor, dramaturg, playwright, producers and poet teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the disciplines of Dramaturgy, Play Analysis, Improvisation, Acting and Arts Entrepreneurism.  In 2014 he won the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service as a Graduate Program Director. He is currently a member of New York City’s Drama Desk where he served on the 2014-15 nominating committee for the prestigious Drama Desk Awards. At SBU he helped organize several local and national playwriting contests, including The John Gassner New Play Competition, and the Science Playwriting Competition in cooperation with Dr. Chris Herzog from the Yang Institute of Theoretical Physics (reading of winning plays will be presented in November at the Simons Center). His short play Hanging On!  received a staged reading at the MATC Playwright’s Symposium in Cleveland early in 2014, and his short play My Penny, received a reading at Rising Sun Productions in Brooklyn in April, 2014 in a festival of plays dealing with ethics and economy.
Contact: 631-632-4291



Ken Weitzman

selected for
The Lark Play Development Center's
"Meeting of the Minds"
annually serves six New York writers
over a ten-month residency

Ken Weitzman's

Play Halftime with Don
selected for
PlayLabs at the Playwrights' Center
one of the nation's most in-depth
play development programs
 National Playwrights Festival
 Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center

210 Amlent Avenue
Karl Hinze
& Becky Goldberg

New Musical co-created by
SBU Musical Comp. alumnus
& SBU Theatre MFA alumna
 received its first production:
New York
Musical Theatre Festival
July 9th, 2015

Margarita Espada

honored to receive the 
Human Rights
Community Award

for the work of her company,
Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja,
as a tool for social change

Steve Marsh

chosen to serve on the
Drama Desk Awards
nominating committee
2015 Drama Desk Awards

Nominations: April 23
Ceremony: May 31

Izumi Ashizawa

Best of 2014
"Best Directors of a Play
in Professional Theatres"
See images of
Izumi's show Kwaiden

Mallory Catlett

named as recipient of the
Foundation for
Contemporary Arts

2015 Grants to Artists
"Performance Art/Theatre"


Sophie Vanier '05

Best Actress
for her performance in
 UnChained Theatre Festival



Department of Theatre Arts • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5450
Undergraduate Office: 631-632-7300 • Graduate Office: 631-632-7270 • Fax: 631-632-7261
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