Zak Berkman

Zak has been at People’s Light since 2011. He has over twenty-five years of experience producing theatre and developing new plays and musicals. Zak was Associate to Broadway producer Margo Lion, and the Founding Executive Director of Artistic Programming with the multiple award winning Epic Theatre Ensemble in New York City. Zak is a playwright, director, dramaturg, and former soap opera writer. His plays include The Harassment of Iris Malloy, Beauty on the Vine, and A Breath Short of Breathing. He is the co-author and co-composer of Such Things As Vampires. Zak has published articles on Howlround.com about the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission program at People’s Light as well as other subjects. Zak is married to Teri Lamm. They have two sons, Eliot and Theo.