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Barry Levine

Barry Levine Barry Levine resides in Los Angeles where he received his M.F.A. in Theater from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1999 and recently emerged from the Professional Writing Program there as well. He hails from New York City, did his undergrad work at Wesleyan University and afterwards worked at places like Circle Rep (lab member 1995–1996), The Next Stage Company, Chain Lightning and the West Coast Ensemble. At USC, he helped found Brand New Theater, which specializes in producing student work. He has also worked for several years at KSCR, USC´s student-run radio station where he promotes new and unknown bands on his show with a special emphasis on punk in its various forms. This eventually led Levine to form his own band, The L-10 project, that performed two dates on the Vans Warped Tour last July. He also writes for Big Smile Magazine. Levine´s long plays include N.Y.H.C., Chasing Minor Threat and Rightful Heir. Shorter plays include The Waiting Room (which had its first ever reading at the Great Plains Theatre Conferece last year), Don Juan vs. Genji, Autumn Foliage, The Underground Safe-House Fringe Festival, Bang! Bang!, Freedom´s Mohawk and In A World of His Own.