Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Literature – poetry

Harry Kondoleon

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Literature – poetry
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1986

Harry Kondoleon (2/26/1955 - 3/16/1994) was an American playwright, poet, and novelist from New York. He attended Hamilton College and the Yale School of Drama and was awarded Fulbright, National Endowment of the Arts, Rockefeller, MacDowell, and Guggenheim fellowships. Over the course of his career, Kondoleon wrote more than a dozen plays, two novels, and two poetry collections. He is the recipient of four Obie Awards, including “most promising young playwright.”



Harry Kondoleon worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian Nevins MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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