Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young people to realize the power of their own voices.

Eric Ruffin, Director

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Eric Ruffin’s recent regional theatre directing credits include Fabulation (Mosaic Theater Company of DC), Stirring the Waters at The Reach (Kennedy Center), A Raisin in the Sun (Logan Repertory Theatre Company), Three Cheers for Grace  (Young Playwrights Theater), Sarafina! (Kennedy Center and Mann Center) and Black Nativity (Theater Alliance) which won 3 Helen Hayes Awards including Best Musical. He co-coordinates the Acting Program at Howard University.  

He is a Stage Directors and Choreographers Associate, and former: Drama League Directing Fellow, Folger Theatre Acting Fellow, NY Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect and Princess Grace Grant recipient for Dance. He also serves on the Woolly Mammoth Board of Directors.