We interviewed Matt Minnicino on his play "Some Pictures of the Floating World" and talked about cults, social media, and why we should all just live in the woods.
Matt Minnicino is a Virginia-born, Manhattan-based playwright, adaptor, actor, director, teacher, and theatre-maker. He has been a resident with SPACE on Ryder Farm, Exquisite Corpse, Sugarglass Theatre / Trinity College, Barn Arts Collective, Letter of Marque, the box collective, and numerous others. He is a Jeffrey Melnick New Playwright Award Nominee, winner of the 2016 Arts & Letters Prize, and member of Pipeline Theatre’s PlayLab, Everday Inferno’s Writer/Director Lab, The Flea's Inaugural Serials Writer Room, and 2018 Great Plains Theatre Conference PlayLab. He has written for Serials@The Flea, Rule of 7x7, multiple university theatres, and the NYC Fringe, FauxReal, and Shenandoah Fringe Festivals. He has professionally adapted Chekhov, Strindberg, Ibsen, Gorky, Homer, Euripides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Moliere, and more. His essays on theatre have been published by The Dramatist, Gathering of the Tribes, and HowlRound. MFA: Columbia. www. mattminnicino.com.