Leopold Atlas

Leopold Atlas

Fellow: Awarded 1936
Field of Study: Drama and Performance Art

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

ATLAS, LEOPOLD L.:  Appointed for creative writing in the field of the drama; tenure, twelve months from May 15, 1936.

Born October 19, 1907, in Brooklyn, New York. Education:  Department of Drama, Yale University, 1927–29.

Author of L, Good Time and Summer Night, plays, produced at Yale University, 1928–29; Wednesday’s Child produced by Potter and Haight in New York City, 1934.

Publications:  Plays: Wednesday’s Child and The House We Live In, 1934. Contributor to Yale One-Act Plays, 1930; Plays for the College Theater, 1934; One-Act Plays for Stage and Study, 1934.

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