Taylor Sklenar (New Play Lab Playwright)

Taylor Sklenar

Taylor Sklenar (he/him) is a playwright, poet, and theatre artist pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing and Environment and MS in Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. He received his Bachelors’ degrees in chemistry, English, and performing arts from ISU and his MA in Theatre from the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he served as the managing director of the Missouri Playwrights’ Workshop and the Mizzou New Play Series. He is a poetry and drama editor for Flyway Journal of Writing and Environment, a member of The EcoTheatre Lab, and the founder of Ames-based theatre collective, Focal Theatre Lab which explores new and experimental work by local playwrights. His writing explores the intersection of science, sustainability, and rural life. taylorsklenar.com