JAY STULL is a playwright, director, dramaturg, and teacher. He is a 2022 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting.
His plays include: THE SINGULARITY PLAY (Finalist for the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, Finalist for the Princess Grace Award; Finalist for Playwright’s Week at The Lark), THIS IS WHAT YOU SHALL DO (Semi-finalist for the Clubbed Thumb Biennial), UNDONE (Winner of Columbia@Roundabout Prize), ANTARABHAVA (Barn Arts Residency), STREEPSHOW! (produced by The Tank at The Connelly Theater; Ars Nova’s ANTFest; Dixon Place’s HOT! Fest), 6 MO @ NH (co-written with EllaRose Chary; The Civilians, Joe's Pub at The Public Theater; ArtLab at Harvard College), and THE CAPABLES (Anna Sosenko Trust Assist Grant; produced by the Gym at Judson and the Bloomington Playwrights Project).
Directing credits include: Jenny Schwartz’s AS FAR AS THE DAY GOES (Clubbed Thumb WINTERWORKS), Emily Schwend's UTILITY (The Amoralists at Rattlestick, NY Times Critic's Pick, NYIT Award for Best Production of a New Play), and TAKE ME BACK (Walkerspace, NY Times Critic's Pick), Noah Mease's OMEGA KIDS (New Light Theater Project at The Access Theater and Dixon Place), Anne Adams’s STRANGE COUNTRY (New Light Theater Project at The Access Theater), Mark Roberts's RANTOUL AND DIE (The Amoralists at The Cherry Lane, NY Times and Time Out Critics’ Picks), and NAME: by the students in Harvard's Fall 2020 production studio course, Making Horizontal Theater.
He is currently a dramaturg for Ken Rus Schmoll on two projects: the first is David Greenspan's solo performance of Gertrude Stein’s libretto for the opera FOUR SAINTS IN THREE ACTS; the second, with Crystal Finn, is a theatrical adaptation of David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress. He is the former Literary Manager of The Amoralists and a former Steering Committee Member of the Literary Wing at the Lark.
He is an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab, The Civilians R&D Group, and the Clubbed Thumb Early Career Directing Fellowship. He was an artist-in-residence and visiting lecturer in the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration at Harvard College in 2020 and has taught at NYU-Tisch and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He is the Horton Foote Scholar in playwriting at the 2021 Sewanee Writers' Conference. He will return to Harvard in the Spring of 2023 as an artist-in-residence and visiting lecturer in TDM. MFA: Columbia.