Meet the Playwright
Joseph Frost (Braids)
is a playwright, director and actor living in Jackson, Mississippi, with his wife Shannon, and their children Nina, Darby and Emory. His plays have been produced and read throughout the U.S. and beyond, most recently the premiere of a farce, The Mayfair Affair, at Belhaven University, and two of his short plays (East Wind Unfair and Peach Blossoms Fall) produced as part of a 10-piece cycle called The Phoenix Hairpin at Guizhou University in China. His The Great Play won the 2000 Regent University One Act Competition, and was produced, along with his play, Braids, at Belhaven in 2005. His one act bio-play van Gogh was produced at an exhibit of the artist’s work at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia. Eight of his short plays were featured in the 2006 Malone College Playwright’s Showcase in Canton, Ohio. His play Anathema was given a reading at the 2009 New Works Festival at the Square Top Repertory Theatre in Colorado. A set of three short plays, called The Memory Trilogy, has been given readings (either whole or in part) in VA, MS, NC, and New York City and was produced by Belhaven in 2006; while his play, Oz, was read at the 2004 Art Within Symposium and Showcase in Atlanta, and developed into the independent feature film Before We Close, produced by Tribal Cadence/ CineMoments films (CA). Joseph has penned several short films, including the Cine Award winning The Heart of Saturday Night, as well as And One for the Organizer with Yellow Line Entertainment (NY). Joseph is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, and is on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Theatre Conference. He is a member of Christians in Theatre Arts (CITA), a board member for Jackson’s Fondren Theatre Workshop and is an Assistant Professor of Theatre and department chair at Belhaven University. Joseph is the artistic director of the floodlight theatre company.
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