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Richard Maxwell

Performing Arts, 2000



Richard Maxwell, an Obie Award-winning writer and director, was born in Fargo, ND, and studied acting at Illinois State University. In Chicago, he was a cofounder of the Cook County Theater Department. Maxell has lived in New York City since 1994 and is the Artistic Director of New York City Players.

http://www.nycplayers.org

Awards and Accomplishments

2012:

Maxwell is included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial

2012:

Maxwell is named a Doris Duke Artist as part of the inaugural class of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards

2010: Maxwell receives Guggenheim Fellowship

2010: Maxwell receives Creation Fund Award from National Performance Network