Lucas Baisch


Lucas Baisch (he/him) is a Guatemalan-Mexican-American playwright, artist and educator from San Francisco, who is now based in Providence. Baisch’s work focuses on technological ethics, waste/excess and systems of capital’s intersection with the oppressed body (primarily the colonized and queer). His plays have been read and developed at such venues as The Goodman Theatre, The Bushwick Starr, The Neo-Futurists, The NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Cutting Ball Theater, Chicago Dramatists, Victory Gardens Theater, Links Hall, Gloucester Stage, InFusion Theatre Company, Chicago Fringe and SF Playground. Productions include REFRIGERATOR (First Floor Theatre), The Scavengers (The Healy Theater at DePaul University), A Measure of Normalcy (Gloucester Stage Company), Dry Swallow (Brown University) and co-writing on The Arrow Cleans House (The Neo-Futurists). His artwork has been presented at Elsewhere Museum, the Electronic Literature Organization, gallery no one and the RISD Museum. Baisch holds an MFA in Playwriting from Brown University.

Spring 2023

  • LAS-E358-01 The Tricksters Act: Mischief As Literary Practice
  • LAS-E420-01 Advanced Playwriting Workshop