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Steve Harper is a graduate of Yale, The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard and the playwriting program at Juilliard. Also an actor, Steve has appeared at major regional theatres (The Guthrie, Williamstown) on national television: 90210, Rescue Me, Law & Order: SVU and Criminal Intent, America’s Most Wanted, Monsters, Homicide, All My Children (recurring), and The Fox-45 Clubhouse.
In film (Chico & Rita, Dark September Rain)
He is a director and has filmed many commercials and is also a voice-over artist.
Steve spent two seasons writing for the USA Network show Covert Affairs.
His plays include Black/Out Stories, The Escape Artist’s Children (CT Tuesdays Workshop at Celebration Theatre), Urban Rabbit Chronicles (nominated for Williamstown’s Weissberger award), almost not quite just about, and The Laundry Channel (Juilliard workshop).
Short plays: How to Teach the Civil War, Like the End of the World (Chicago’s American Theatre Company – The Silver Project), Things are (Mostly) Crazy, This is Now (American Airlines Theatre - 24 Hour Plays ‘05), First Encounter (Falcon Theatre / L.A. - NBC diversity showcase), Actual Cost (Juilliard /100th Anniversary– published by The Kenyon Review Online), Iggie Imagines Marriage (John Houseman Studio/Dreamcatcher Rep.), and Abstract Purple (Baltimore Playwrights Festival).
Short films include the comic spy drama Intelligence (directed by Phil Kaufmann) – screened at Dances With Films, and the supernatural comedy Betty on the Bed (also director, producer and actor).
Readings and workshops:
Los Angeles: Celebration Theatre, Second Sundays, The Living Room Series.
New York: New York Stage & Film, Summer Play Festival/Naked Angels, New York Theatre Workshop, Tribeca Theatre Festival.
Regional: Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, Hilton Head Island New Play Festival.
Awards include the Artistic Achievement Award from the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale, the Millennium Telly Award, the Le Compte du Nouy prize at Juilliard (two-time recipient), a MacDowell Colony National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and two Yaddo fellowships: including the Skidmore Residency for Artists of Color.
He was the founding president of the A.R.T. Institute Alumni Association, and is a certified creativity coach.
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