Carlyle Brown
About the Artist





Carlyle Brown




Carlyle Brown is a playwright/performer, curator, and artistic director of Carlyle Brown & Company based in Minneapolis. He is an alumnus of New Dramatists, a Lifetime Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center, and recently a Mellon Foundation National Playwright in residence with Illusion Theater. His plays have been produced at theatres across the country and internationally, and he has received numerous commissions, fellowships, and awards. A scholar and historian, Brown has been an artist in residence or visiting professor at various colleges and universities and has worked as a museum exhibit writer and story consultant.