Nina Morrison

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham, NH 03824
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Nina Louise Morrison is a Boston-based playwright, director, and teacher with an MFA from Columbia University. She is a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow, Huntington Playwriting Fellow alumnus at the Huntington Theatre Company, winner of the 2016 Boston Project commission at Speakeasy Stage Company, a Company One Affiliate Playwright, a core member of the devising company Project: Project, and a member of Rhombus writers. Her plays have been workshopped, read, and produced by Company One, Fresh Ink Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, 20% Theatre Company, Kitchen Theatre Company, Saltbox Theatre, Open Theatre Project, Our Voices, WOW Café, SLAM Boston, Wax Wings, Bostonia Bohemia, and the Boston One Minute Play Festival. She was a semi-finalist for the 2014 National Playwrights Conference and she is the recipient of a Richard Rodgers Fellowship and a Shubert Foundation grant. Before moving to Boston, Nina was the Senior Program Associate at The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage's Philadelphia Theater Initiative. She also trained as an actor at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, the New Actors Workshop, and received her BA from Oberlin College. She currently teaches playwriting at Grub Street writing center in Boston and playwriting and screenwriting at University of New Hampshire.


  • M.F.A., Dramatic/Theatre Arts, Columbia University in the City of New York

Research Interests

  • Devised performance
  • Dramatic literature
  • Dramaturgy
  • Playwriting

Courses Taught

  • THDA 435: Introduction to Theatre Lab
  • THDA 640: Playwriting