Dylan Schifrin is a playwright, composer, lyricist and librettist based in Los Angeles, CA.
He is a Yale University graduate (Class of 2020, Magna Cum Laude) with a B.A. in Musical Theater Composition through the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater. He has studied dramatic writing under Donald Margulies, Michael Korie and Marsha Norman, as well as composition under Scott Frankel and Jeanine Tesori.
Dylan's work has been distinguished by the Blank Theatre Company, the California Playwrights Project, the National YoungArts Foundation (Finalist in Playwriting), ASCAP, The Foundation for New American Musicals and New Musicals Inc. (2021 New Voices Project Winner). He is a six-time published author at YouthPLAYS.
Dylan has held music assistant roles for new musicals in development and workshop phases. He is currently a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop's Bookwriting Basics Program (2020-2021).
At Yale, Dylan served as managing editor and director of online content for the Yale Record, Yale's oldest publication. He has served music directing roles for productions of four undergraduate musicals, including his original full-length satire, Y2K: A Survivalist Musical. He also sang in the Yale Spizzwinks(?).