Brett Neveu

Brett Neveu is a writer for film, television, and the stage. His recent film productions include the shorts Convo with Breakwall Pictures, Exit, Clowny with JonPon Films, and the feature The Earl with Intermission Productions. His recent theatrical productions include The Opponent and Megacosm with A Red Orchid Theatre and 4 Murders with SkyPilot Theatre. Neveu’s work has been produced at The Royal Court Theatre, Writers’ Theatre, The House Theatre, The Inconvenience, The Side Project, The Goodman Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, TimeLine Theatre Company, A Red Orchid Theatre, and American Theater Company. He has received commissions from The Royal Court, Manhattan Theatre Club, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Goodman Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Company, Writers’ Theatre, Strawdog Theatre and, in addition, has had several plays published through Broadway Play Publishing, Dramatic Publishing, and Nick Hern Publishing. Neveu is a 2012 Sundance Institute Ucross Fellow and the recipient of the Ofner Prize for New Work, the Emerging Artist Award from The League of Chicago Theatres, and an After Dark Award for Outstanding Musical (Old Town with Strawdog Theatre Company). He has developed plays with companies including The New Group, The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Victory Gardens and he is a resident-alum with Chicago Dramatists.  He is also an ensemble member of A Red Orchid Theatre, a member of The Playwrights’ Union, and an alumni member of the Center Theater Group’s Playwrights’ Workshop. In addition to teaching at Northwestern, Neveu has taught writing at DePaul University and the Second City Training Center.


BA Playwriting and Acting, University of Iowa


Brett Neveu





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