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Anderson Cook

Anderson Cook is a writer and educator located in Brooklyn, NY. His plays and musicals have been seen at venues like (le) poisson rouge, The Boston Conservatory, Dixon Place, the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, and comedy clubs, bar backrooms, and rooftops across the city. He’s been a finalist for the Echo Theatre’s National Young Playwright and a semi-finalist for the Eugene O’Neill Center’s 2019 New Play Conference. Anderson and his writing partner Amanda D’Archangelis were the winners of the 2017 NMI New Voices Contest, co-sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering, and his writing is published in The Best Men’s Stage Monologues of 2018 (Smith & Kraus). He’ll begin teaching in the Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch this summer. He holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and an MFA from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, and is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop.