Lucas Baisch

2021 Princess Grace Award
Playwriting Fellowship
in partnership with New Dramatists


Lucas Baisch is a playwright and artist, originally from San Francisco. His plays have been developed and produced at The Kennedy Center, The Goodman Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Clubbed Thumb, First Floor Theater, The Bushwick Starr, The Neo-Futurists, etc. He is a recipient of a 2020 Steinberg Playwright Award, The Kennedy Center’s 2020 Latinx Playwriting Award, the 2021 Chesley/Bumbalo Playwriting Award, and is currently a 2021-22 Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis. His play Dry Swallow is forthcoming with Bloomsbury Press. Outside of writing for theatre, his artwork has been presented at Elsewhere Museum, the Electronic Literature Organization, gallery no one, and the RISD Museum. He has held residencies through ACRE, Elsewhere Museum, The Goodman, Lambda Literary, and Millay Arts. Lucas holds an MFA in Playwriting from Brown University.