Tom Dunn

Community College System of New Hampshire
Adjunct Professor of Liberal Arts: Theatre, Film, Composition, Ethics

Tom Dunn has a Masters in Creative Writing from Boston University and has spent his professional life working with writers.  He founded and was the Artistic Director of the Playwrights' Center of Minnesota and then moved to NYC where he ran the oldest playwrights' workshop in the country--New Dramatists.  Other theatres he has been Artistic Director of include Theatre of the First Amendment at George Mason University, Kenyon Festival Theatre and, currently, Alchemists' Workshop of Henniker, New Hampshire.  Tom has written some 30 produced plays and musical librettos and published three books: "How to Shake the New Money Tree","The Playwrights' Handbook" and "Scenes from the New American Theatre".  Currently he and composer William Ogmundson are working on a commission from the Henson Foundation to adapt Tomie dePaola's "Clown of God" into a puppet musical and they are finishing research on " Harriet Huntress a Ghost Story".  An adjunct professor at MCC, Tom teaches Intro to Theatre, Intro to Film, Ethics, Professional Writing and Communications.