JD can be contacted through Playwrights' Studio
JD Stewart is a gay, Scotland-based writer and performer whose work takes him all over the world.
He received his BA/Hons in English Studies from Stirling University (2008) and his MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (2017).
In 2017, his self-written and performed show GAY BOY had its world premiere at the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City. GAY BOY went on to be the headliner piece at the 2018 Queerly Festival, was officially selected for the 2018 NYC Fringe Festival, and the 2019 Frigid Festival.
He worked as Script Coordinator on the film, Magic Hour (dir. Jacqueline Christy) and is the Executive Story Coordinator for the upcoming web series, Tech Bae (created by Fikile Kani).
Stewart is a 2016 recipient of The Dewar Arts Award for Scotland, J.S. Seidman Scholarship, and the 2017 MFA Chair's Award from the Tisch Dramatic Writing Department.