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Oliver MayerOliver Mayer is the author of nearly 30 plays, including his newest The Sinner From Toledo, adapted from a short story by Chekhov, and Blood Match, inspired by the play Bodas de Sangre by Federico Garcia Lorca. Upcoming is Members Only, his sequel to the groundbreaking Blade to the Heat, opening in Fall 2017 at LATC. Other plays include Fortune is a Woman,The Wallowa Project, Dias y Flores, Dark Matters, Conjunto, Young Valiant, Joy of the Desolate, Laws of Sympathy and Ragged Time. He has also written the libretto for the opera America Tropical, as well as the words for several sung pieces with orchestra. Mayer is an Associate Professor with tenure and Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives at the USC School of Dramatic Arts, and has won several awards including the Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a member of The Temblors, an LA writer's collective.

UPDATES!!!

Yerma In The DesertUPCOMING: Nov 19, 2017, world premiere of YERMA IN THE DESERT, produced by Urban Theatre Movement at The Greenway Court Theatre. BUY TICKETS

Read The Advocate's article on Yerma in the Desert titled, The Secret to Fascism
Read The Lesbian News Magazine's article on Yerma in the Desert

Listen below to the USC's Bedrosian Center Podcast on Lorca in the Desert.   

UPCOMING: Spring 2018, world premiere of MEMBERS ONLY (sequel to BLADE TO THE HEAT) at Theatre 3, Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC).

Stay tuned for more info.

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50 Playwrights ProjectRead the latest interview from Oliver on the 50playwrights.org

What Matters To Me And Why: Oliver Mayer


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THEATRE COMMUNITY UNITES FOR AFTER ORLANDO PROJECT
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Big Dog on Campus Goes To The LibraryTHE BIG DOG IS BACK ON CAMPUS ... AND GOING TO THE LIBRARY

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Big Dog on CampusASSOCIATES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Associate Professor Oliver Mayer has been awarded The Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest honor the University Faculty bestows on its members for outstanding teaching.

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OLIVER MAYER: USC - DESIGN YOUR LIFE

All About Oliver

Oliver Mayer

Oliver Mayer is the author of nearly 30 plays, including his newest The Sinner From Toledo, adapted from a short story by Chekhov, and Blood Match, inspired by the play Bodas de Sangre by Federico Garcia Lorca. Upcoming is Members Only, his sequel to the groundbreaking Blade to the Heat, opening in Fall 2017 at LATC. Other plays include Fortune is a Woman,The Wallowa Project, Dias y Flores, Dark Matters, Conjunto, Young Valiant, Joy of the Desolate, Laws of Sympathy and Ragged Time. He has also written the libretto for the opera America Tropical, as well as the words for several sung pieces with orchestra. Mayer is an Associate Professor with tenure and Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives at the USC School of Dramatic Arts, and has won several awards including the Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a member of The Temblors, an LA writer's collective.

Theater

//Produced Works

BLOOD MATCH

MEMBERS ONLY

FORTUNE IS A WOMAN

Dark Matters London FlyerDARK MATTERS

  • Read an excerpt from DARK MATTERSDark Matters Excerpt
  • LAByrinth Intensive, NYC, July 2012
  • Staged Reading, October 17, 2011. The Rosemary Branch Theater.
  • Winner of the Alfred P Sloan Initiative Award for Plays about Science

Wallowa Palm Springs FlyerWALLOWA: THE VANISHING OF MAUDE LERAY

  • Son of Semele Ensemble, April 2011

Blade to the HeatFILO AL FUEGO (BLADE TO THE HEAT)

 

The Wiggle RoomTHE WIGGLE ROOM

Dias y FloresDIAS y FLORES

Rocio! In Spite of It AllROCIO! IN SPITE OF IT ALL

  • The King King Nightclub - World Premiere, Hollywood, CA (2006)

JOY OF THE DESOLATE

Ragged TimeRAGGED TIME

  • The Black Dahlia - World Premiere (2002)
  • The Royal Court Theatre London - (Developed)

JOE LOUIS BLUES

  • Los Angeles Theater Center - World Premiere, Los Angeles (1992)
  • Thick Description - (Revised Version), San Francisco, CA (2000)
  • Tiffany Theatres, Los Angeles, CA (2001)

ConjuntoCONJUNTO

  • Teatro Vision - World Premiere, San Jose, CA (2003)
  • Borderlands Theatre - (Revised Version), Tucson, AZ (2006)
  • Playwrights Arena, Los Angeles, CA (2006)

Young ValiantYOUNG VALIANT

  • INTAR - World Premiere, NY (2002)
  • Casa 0101, Los Angeles, CA (2005)

Laws of SympathyTHE LAWS OF SYMPATHY

  • Playwrights Arena - World Premiere, Los Angeles, CA (2009)

//Works in Development

BOLD AS LOVE
THE RIGHTING MOMENT
THE CERVANTES INTERLUDES

//Short Plays

BANANAS AND PEACHFUZZ
OKI DOG
THE CHESS MACHINE

Books

//Published Works

BIG DOG ON CAMPUS GOES TO THE LIBRARY

BIG DOG ON CAMPUS

 

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Teaching

  • ini juga bukuAssociate Professor of Dramatic Writing
    USC School of Dramatic Arts
  • Faculty Master
    Parkside International Residential College

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