CHRIS JONES (Faculty) outlines alum IKE HOLTER‘s (BFA, Playwriting, ’07) seven-play Chicago-cycle, including three coming world premieres, in the Chicago Tribune.
“The 32-year-old Holter — whose astonishing writing talent I’ve admired since he exploded here in 2012 with a gorgeous play called “Hit the Wall” — moves in fancy circles these days. He’s represented by a top agent at William Morris Endeavor. He was a 2017 winner of Yale University’s Windham-Campbell Prize, one of the most lucrative honors in playwriting, given that it comes with a check for $165,000, no strings attached. When I caught up with Holter last weekend, he was about to hop a plane to London to work with the National Theatre of Great Britain, arguably the leading contemporary company in the English-speaking world.”
Talking to Ike Holter about “Sender,” “Wolf at the End of the Block,” “Exit Strategy” and how all the Chicago pieces to his dramatic puzzle fit together.