photo credit Megan Mack

photo credit Megan Mack

Callan Stout is a New York based playwright, who grew up in Los Angeles. Her plays have been seen in New York, London, Los Angeles, Cameroon, and other US cities. Her plays include LEG (Princess Grace Semifinalist, Cherry Lane Theatre 2014 Mentor Project Semifinalist, Hope on Stage finalist, everything but 3 New Plays, Truffle Theatre Company,  12 Peers Theatre), Girl Becomes Bone (Pipeline Theatre Company), Breathing in the Rain (Columbia University),  A Song for a Surfer  (Savage Players, The Vagrancy and the LA Female Playwrights Initiative, Truffle Theatre Company), American in Camera (Fresh Ground Pepper), The Pastry Queen (Writer’s Guild of Great Britain), More than Breakfast (NYU, eyeBLINK). She often works with director Jenny Beth Snyder. Her children’s plays Brownies, Bicycles & Bigfoot and an adaption of The Jungle Book, are both published by YouthPLAYS. The Jungle Book has been performed across the US and in Cameroon. She is a founding member of Cockpit Writers Group, an alum of Fresh Ground Pepper’s Playground Play Group, an alum of Pipeline Theatre Company's PlayLab and a member of The Dramatist Guild. She graduated from NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts with a BFA in Dramatic Writing and from University of Aberdeen with a Masters in Folklore. Callan is currently an MFA candidate in playwriting at Columbia University.