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Lost in 3 Pines, Basement Arts, dir. Bailey Boudreau
Jennifer Jolliffe Photography © 2018

About

Maxim Vinogradov is the Michigan-born son of Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union. He currently lives in Los Angeles, working as a social media manager and playwright.

His works explore the limits of their mediums and reimagine giants in new lights, confronting traditions with a truly loving sledgehammer.

 

Those desiring to produce his plays with a radical focus on equity should contact Vinogradov directly to discuss having their rights' fees waived.

 

Vinogradov is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

Image by Paul Green

EXperience

Vinogradov served as the Resident Playwright for Slipstream Theatre Initiative in Detroit, MI from 2017-2020, writing four full-length plays with three productions and two publishings. Premieres included A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams and Lost in 3 Pines

 resident playwright — slipstream theatre initiative 

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Graphics by SB Guyon l photos by Cartwright Photography
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Bailey Boudreau, former Artistic Director

Vinogradov was a production intern for The Public Theater in New York City during the 2018 Shakespeare in the Park season, working on Othello and Twelfth Night as well as the downtown shows Fire in DreamlandCyprus Avenue, and Girl from the North Country.

 Production team — The Public Theater 

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson, director of Othello
Marissa Wolf, director of Fire in Dreamland

 FREELANCE WRITER — VARIOUS 

Vinogradov has written articles for Screen Rant and MovieWeb, video PSAs for Asian Center SEMI, and short fiction for Café Shapiro.

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Vinogradov has managed social media for iHeartMediaZelmin's Minty Mouth, and West Bloomfield Parks & Rec, with expertise in content creation and search engine optimization (SEO).

 social media manager — VARIOUS 

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Vinogradov has been a production assistant on many sets, driving box trucks, facilitating COVID testing, and assisting A-list talent.

 production assistant — VARIOUS 

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 Playwriting participant — the KCACTF 50th festival 

Vinogradov received 1st place for the 2018 NAPAT Award, awarded by The Kennedy Center to the best full-length play by a college student, receiving a week of sessions with Mark Bly, Gary Garrison, Dana Lynn Formby, Steve Yockey, Anne Morgan, and Ike Holter.

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The cast of A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams at the KCACTF Region III Festival
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50th Class of the KCACTF Honors

 observing playwright — eugene o'neill theatre center 

Vinogradov was invited to an observership residency at the 2018 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference in Waterford, CT, spending a week observing resident playwright Sarah DeLappe as well as Jeremy O. Harris's development of Slave Play

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Left to right: playwrights Tyler English-Beckwith, Deborah Yarchun, Mara Nelson-Greenberg, Eliana Pipes, Dave Harris, and Ali Viterbi

 student — the university of michigan, ann arbor 

Vinogradov graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts with distinction, majoring in English & Film with honors theses in Creative Writing and Screenwriting. He was recognized ten times by the acclaimed Hopwood Program and once by the Goldstein Honors.

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Director of Screenwriting Program at Michigan, Jim Burnstein
Reading of the screenwriting thesis, Grand River

 student — planet ant training center 

In exchange for play rights to Dancing., Vinogradov took improv and sketch writing classes at Detroit's famous Planet Ant, whose alumni include Keegan-Michael Key, Tim Robinson, and Sam Richardson. 

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Ant Hall's improv stage
Planet Ant Theatre's production of Dancing.

 misc. experience 

Lost in 3 Pines

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PRODUCTIONS

Lost in 3 Pines, Basement Arts, dir. Maxim Vinogradov
Gwen McKee Photography © 2019
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selected awards

 2022 

for Dog Teeth, A Bacchanalian Romp Where A Cartoon Mouse Governs Florida

 2020 

for Even When It Is Not Shining

for Четыре самолета кружат над JFK (Four Planes Circling JFK)

 2019 

for Grand River

for Pippy Doodle's Ice Cream Party (immediately following The Seagull)

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

for Pippy Doodle's Ice Cream Party (immediately following The Seagull)

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

for Lost in 3 Pines

 2018 

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

for Lost in 3 Pines

for Lost in 3 Pines

for A Riot of Flowers

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

 2017 

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

for A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams

* Vinogradov is the only person in the ninety years of the awards to win three Hopwood Dramas in its Major category, surpassing Arthur Miller, Lawrence Kasdan, and Dennis McIntyre.

Vinogradov at The Kennedy Center
Vinogradov at the Hopwood Ceremony
Vinogradov at The Wilde Awards
Vinogradov at The Kennedy Center
Vinogradov at The Wilde Awards
Vinogradov at The Goldstein Honors
Lost in 3 Pines, Basement Arts, dir. Maxim Vinogradov
Gwen McKee Photography © 2019