Teaching Associate Professor, Play Analysis and Playwriting

email: mperry9@email.unc.edu

phone: CDA #221

Mark Perry teaches play analysis, playwriting, and drama survey courses in UNC’s Department of Dramatic Art, and he serves as a resident dramaturg for PlayMakers Repertory Company. Recent PRC shows he worked on include Jump (2019) and How I Learned to Drive (2019). He directed student productions of Hedda Gabler (2018) and The Cherry Orchard (2016) for Kenan Theatre Company. Two of his own plays have been produced by the Department of Dramatic Art: A New Dress for Mona and The Will of Bernard Boynton. In 2017, he and his wife, Azadeh, published Our Friend Mona, a biography about a young Iranian martyr. Mark graduated from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights Workshop and was a past recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council’s Literature Fellowship for Playwriting and an Institute for Arts and Humanities Academic Excellence Award.