Andre R. Hogan II

by Andre R. Hogan II
(Chicago, IL USA)

André Richardson Hogan II was born in 1978 in Chicago. He is a playwright, screenwriter, poet, essayist, visual artist, and theater critic. His plays have received stage readings and productions in numerous theaters such as the Field Museum of Natural History, the American Theater Company, and Black Ensemble Theater (BET). Several poems have been published such as in Many Mountains Moving and Segue. Commissioned plays include works for the American Theater Company and Black Ensemble Theater. In 2001, Hogan received his B.A. in Liberal Arts from Columbia College, Chicago. He was a resident playwright at Timber Lake Playhouse Playwrights Colony in Mt. Carroll, IL., and is currently a member of the Black Playwrights Initiative (BPI) in association with the Black Ensemble Theater, the Chicago Midwest Playwrights Guild as well as Magnified Gift Theater Company. He resides at Hyde Park in Chicago.

André R. Hogan II
(773) 924-9507 HOME
(312) 320-8082 CELL
e-mail: centerstage1978( at )

Qualification Summary

• member of the Chicago Midwest Dramatists Guild
• resident playwright of the Black Playwrights Initiative (BPI) in association with Black Ensemble Theater; Magnified Gift Theater Company; and Timber Lake Playwrights Playhouse Colony

Productions and Stage Readings

Son’s House
Black Ensemble Theater
Chicago, IL
December 4, 2008

Sugar For Coffee
Magnified Gift Theater Company
Chicago, IL
November 22, 2008

An Ode to the Washermen
Black Ensemble Theater
Chicago, IL
September 25, 2005

The Assignment
Chicago Dramatists
Chicago, IL
June 12, 2004

A Thousand Faces
co-authors: Alan Lawrence, Jerome Manansala, Brendan Mattson, Lauren Schwartzmann,
and Owen Thompson
The Field Museum of Natural History
Chicago, IL
July 1 - August 30, 1998


Stranger, poem
Many Mountains Moving, poetry magazine

Bedtime, poem
Segue, literary online journal

Clowns and Our Town, theater reviews (freelance)
Wicker Park Voice, newsletter


The Chicago Chronicles, Volume 1
American Theater Company
Chicago, IL

Nothin’ But The Blues
Black Ensemble Theater
Chicago, IL


Timber Lake Playhouse Playwrights Colony
Mt. Carroll, IL


Columbia College, Chicago
Chicago, IL
Degree: B.F.A., Liberal Arts, 2001

Curie Metropolitan High School for the Performing Arts
Chicago, IL Degree: Diploma, 1996

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