Marc Palmieri is an actor, playwright, screenwriter and director in New York City. His plays include Poor Fellas, Carl The Second, Levittown, and The Groundling, all of which premiered in New York and are published by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Portions of his plays are included in the 2002 and 2007 and 2015 editions of the Smith & Kraus anthologies The Best Stage Scenes and The Best Stage Monologues for Men. The Groundling was workshopped and presented at South Coast Repertory's 2012 NewSCRipts Series and at The Lark Play Development Center, NYC. Marc directed the 2015 world premiere at Axis Co. in NYC. Theatremania called the show "One of the surprise downtown gems of the season."
Marc has also published fiction in Fiction Magazine and has a short play, Little Mom, in 10-Minute Plays for Kids published by Applause Books.
Marc wrote the screenplay for Miramax Films' Telling You, starring Peter Facinelli and Jennifer Love Hewitt. He directed a short film version of Shakespeare's Sonnet #138 for The Shakespeare Exchange's Sonnet Project and currently writes and directs the webseries The Thing at www.theplayis.com
Since 2011 Marc is a Guest Faculty member teaching playwriting and screenwriting in the Creative Writing MFA Program at The City College of New York. Also at CCNY since 2006, he has taught playwriting, creative writing, modern and postmodern drama, Shakespeare, advanced fiction and world humanities for the undergraduate English Department.