About Nick

Nick Gandiello is a playwright, screenwriter, and teaching artist based in NYC.  Click here for comments on his work. 

He grew up on Long Island, where he fell in love with Hip-Hop and the Theatre.551053_10100291707208349_1765728420_n

He attended Ithaca College, where he received a BA in Drama and minored in both Scriptwriting and Psychology.  Nick holds an MFA in Playwriting from The New School for Drama, where his play OFF THE REALNESS was produced.
Nick is the 2015 Page 73 Productions Playwriting Fellow, and was a member of the 2014 Interstate 73 Writers Group.  Page 73 organized a roundtable workshop of OCEANSIDE, and invited Nick to their Summer Residency at Yale to work on SUNRISE HIGHWAY.

Nick is an alumnus of the 2012-13 Ars Nova Play Group, where he received support on OCEANSIDE, BLACK FLY SPRING,  SUNRISE HIGHWAY and more.  His play HIP-HOP DOCUMENTARIES was produced in THE NETFLIX PLAYS and his play CANDYLAND was produced in GAME PLAY.

His play BLACK FLY SPRING received a developmental production at Xavier University in 2014.  Nick traveled to the campus to lead workshops in Playwriting and Theater Business with the students.  10438593_10204988789375413_1447331272429368869_n


Nick has attended residencies at the Blue Mountain Center and SPACE on Ryder Farm where he has developed several plays including BLACK FLY SPRING, SUNRISE HIGHWAY, and THE GLOW OVERHEAD.


Nick is the Literary Manager of Young Playwrights Inc., where he has also been a teaching artist, dramaturge, and script evaluator.

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