Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Andrew Rincón

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2020

Andrew Rincón is a Queer Colombian-American playwright based in NYC. His plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theatre Collective, INTAR, Amios, the Austin Latino New Play Festival, The Amoralists Theatre Company, Pork Filled Productions (Seattle), Out Front Productions (Atlanta), and The 24 Hour Plays. He was one of six playwrights in Wright Club, The Amoralist's Theatre Company's yearlong playwright development program (15-16) He was a member of INKtank Lab for Playwrights of Color (17) and the 2017 Fornés Playwriting Workshop in Chicago. He is winner of the 2018 Chesley/Bumbalo Grant for writers of Gay and Lesbian Theatre. He is a company member of Unit 52 at INTAR, the NYC Latinx Playwrights Circle, and a Dramatist Guild Foundation Fellow (19-20).

Plays include You Got That Same Kind of Lonely, and That Rhythm in the Blood. He is currently working on a new play entitled I’ll meet you outside the airport, ok?, which follows a Colombian American family producing a local access telenovela in Miami grappling with their idea of the “American Dream.”

His queer fantasia play I Wanna Fuck like Romeo and Juliet is the winner of New Light Theatre Project's "New Light New Voices Award" (19) and was to receive its New York stage premiere in their 19/20 season in May of 2020. The play was originally written for an audio format and can be heard for free on “The Parsnip Ship,” season 3, episode 4.


Irving Fine

Andrew Rincón worked in the Irving Fine studio.

Youngstown Studio was given to MacDowell by friends of Miss Myra McKeown in Youngstown, OH, where she promoted both art and music. It was renamed Irving Fine Studio in 1972 in honor of Irving Fine, a distinguished composer, conductor, and teacher who was a MacDowell Fellow during the 1940s and 1950s. The simple interior of the studio…

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