Peter Nickowitz is a playwright and screenwriter in New York. His plays include The Alice Complex
; Backgammon at the Louvre
; Love, Alters, Everything
and Songs & Statues
, which have been produced or developed at Dixon Place, The Stella Adler Studio, Cherry Lane, the Blank Theatre and The Lark Play Development Center. Peter’s screenplays include Lulu
, based on the life of silent film icon Louise Brooks, and The Obit Writer
, a contemporary noir drama. Peter was the 2008-2009 Harold Clurman Playwright-in-Residence at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and currently heads the Studio’s Harold Clurman Playwrights Division. A graduate of Brandeis University (B.A.) and New York University (M.A., Ph.D.), he is a member of the WGA, west’s Independent Writers Caucus and the Dramatists Guild of America.