Michael Halberstadt

Affiliated Faculty
Pronouns: (He/Him/His)
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MJ (he/him/his) is the writer of the plays The Launch Prize (Elliot Norton Award, Bridge Repertory Theater), The Usual Unusual (SpeakEasy Stage’s Boston Project Commission 2019 & 2020), Deal Me Out (Boston Playwrights’ Theatre), the opera Grindr (and other concerns) (Chelsea Theatre Works), and additional immersive and stage works involving some intersection of Antarctica, community, privilege, and queerness. He is an alumnus of the Huntington Playwriting Fellowship, Boston University (MFA 2012), and Emerson College (BA 2010); adjunct/assistant professor of dramatic writing at Emerson College, Northeastern University, and The Boston Conservatory at Berklee; Founding Playmaker Emeritus of Bridge Repertory Theater; member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.; and a devoted knitter.

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Education

B.A., Emerson College
M.F.A., Boston University