Lucas Baisch, is graduating with a master of fine arts in Playwriting. He will receive the Master’s Award for Professional Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by a Brown University Master’s student which influence or contribute to the field or profession. Such professional development may be accomplished during fieldwork, internship, or capstone experiences, for example.
Baisch is already an incredibly accomplished playwright and visual artist. He was named one of “six theatre workers you should know” by American Theatre Magazine in 2018, was interviewed in BOMB Magazine and in March he received the KCACTF Latinx Playwriting Award from the Kennedy Center for his thesis play, Dry Swallow. This award is a national honor and includes opportunities for further professional development. Dry Swallow was first performed at Brown last fall.