MJ Kaufman

MJ Kaufman is a playwright and storyteller. Originally from Portland, Oregon, MJ attended Wesleyan University and is currently an MFA candidate at the Yale School of Drama. He has received awards and commissions from the Program for Women in Theater, the Playwrights Foundation, the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Young Playwrights Inc., and the Huntington Theatre, where he is also a playwriting fellow. MJ was awarded the 2010 Jane Chambers Prize in Feminist Theatre for his play, A Live Dress. His work has also been performed in Russian in Moscow. MJ Kaufman is trans-identified and uses the pronouns He/Him/His. Website.



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