SSP Co-Artistic Director / Playlist Curator
Josh Luxenberg is co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of Sinking Ship Productions and a Brooklyn-based writer and director. He wrote Powerhouse, which premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival in 2009 (FringeNYC Excellence Award for Outstanding Ensemble) and produced There Will Come Soft Rains at FringeNYC in 2008. With Sinking Ship, he is the recipient of an EST/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation commission for Flatland. His script for Powerhouse was a Finalist for the 2012 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference.
Josh has worked as the assistant director on several productions, including Paper Mill Playhouse’s The Importance of Being Earnest, with Lynn Redgrave, Tony Kushner’s Caroline, Or Change at Baltimore (Centerstage) and These Shining Lives (world premiere, Centerstage), The Turn of the Screw (Everyman Theatre), CommComm (Page 73) and Frog Kiss (NYMF). He assisted Anne Washburn and Michael Friedman on a workshop of The Civilians’ Mr. Burns at Playwrights Horizons. He has also worked in the writers office of HBO’s The Wire. Josh is an alum of the Baltimore School for the Arts, where he studied acting, and of Oberlin College.