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Qui Nguyen is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director of the OBIE Award winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of New York City. 

Scripts include Krunk Fu Battle Battle (East West Players); She Kills Monsters (The Flea); Trial By Water (Ma-Yi Theater); Bike Wreck (Ensemble Studio Theatre); Aliens Versus Cheerleaders (Keen Teens); Soul Samurai; The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G (Ma-Yi Theater & Vampire Cowboys); Lush Valley (HERE Arts Center); and the critically acclaimed Vampire Cowboys productions of Alice in Slasherland; Fight Girl Battle World; Men of Steel; and Living Dead in Denmark.

His scripts are published by Samuel French, Broadway Play Publishing, and Playscripts.com. 

Honors include the 2011 & 2009 GLAAD Media Award nominations (She Kills Monsters and Soul Samurai); 2008 & 2006 NY Innovative Theatre Awards for Best Production (Fight Girl Battle World and Living Dead in Denmark); cited as a “Downtown Playwright to Watch” by TIME OUT NEW YORK. 

He is a proud resident artist at New Dramatists, a core member of The Playwrights’ Center, an alumnus of Youngblood, and a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Ma-Yi Writers Lab.

His company, Vampire Cowboys, is the only theatre organization to be officially sponsored by NY Comic Con.

He is represented by Morgan Jenness and Abrams Artists Agency.

Manager: Bradford Bricken


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