Sean Pollock is a Philadelphia and NYC based multidisciplinary artist, writer, director, creator, sometimes actor and sometimes costume/production designer from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Ithaca College with a BA in Theatre Studies and Writing. He has also trained at the National Theatre Institute Theatremarkers Program at the Eugene O Neil Theatre (NTI), Directors Lab North (Toronto), Directors Lab Chicago and Directors Lab West (Los Angeles).
Prior to graduating from Ithaca, he served as the founder and Artistic Director of the Macabre Theatre Ensemble, a theatre company dedicated to creating horror, horror-comedy, science fiction and experimental work based out of Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY where he directed the US College Premiere of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL among many others.
Select recent theatre directing and playwriting credits include: THE BED SHOW (Philly Theatre Week), THIS IS A PLAY ABOUT NEWSCASTERS (Rhinofest, Chicago), ONE MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (New Ohio Theatre), THE WEIRD (The Brick), AMERICAN JUGGALO (HERE Arts Center, New Ohio Theatre, Vital Joint, Porterspace Residency 2017). His new play, UP IN FLAMES, based on the 2017 Fyre Festival was recently chosen for an Artist Residency with Rising Sun Performing Company on Governors Island and is in the process of further development.
He has served as the Literary Associate for The Dirty Blondes, Literary Manager for Playlight Theatre Company and is a company member/co founder of Unattended Baggage Company. He has also written for the digital websiode series DOWNWARD MOBILITY and SEXY NERD STUFF on Youtube. He has also been a teaching artist at 82nd St Academics, Wingspan Arts, Theatre Horizon, and the public school district of Philadelphia. He also enjoys collaging and photography.