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Nina Morrison

Phone: (603) 862-4060
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham, NH 03824

Nina Louise Morrison is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow, Huntington Playwriting Fellow alumnus, and winner of the Boston Project at SpeakEasy Stage Company.   Her most recent play The Vault is a ecogothic thriller about the Global Seed Vault originally developed in the Greenhouse Playlab, a collaboration between Flat Earth Theatre Company and the Boston Museum of Science.  
Other plays, including Forever Home, Born Naked, and Google Doll, have been developed by the Huntington Theatre Company, Project: Project, Fresh Ink Theatre Company, Company One, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Flat Earth Theatre Company, Boston Playwrights Theatre, Rhombus, and many others. She is a Richard Rodgers Fellow, a Shubert Foundation grantee, and a semi-finalist for the National Playwrights Conference.  
She earned her MFA at Columbia University, and also trained at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, the New Actors Workshop, and Oberlin College.
She teaches playwriting, screenwriting, and Intro to Theatre at University of New Hampshire, and has also taught playwriting at Grub Street and Northeastern University.
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Courses Taught

  • ENGL 625A: Screenwriting
  • THDA 435: Introduction to Theatre Lab
  • THDA 436: History of Theatre I
  • THDA 438: History of Theatre II
  • THDA 444A: Hon/What's Old Becomes New
  • THDA 589: Practicum/Performance
  • THDA 640W: Playwriting
  • THDA 762: Women 20th & 21C Amer Theatre


  • M.F.A., Dramatic/Theatre Arts, Columbia University
  • B.A., Oberlin College

Research Interests

  • Devised performance
  • Dramatic literature
  • Dramaturgy
  • Playwriting