Dylan Schifrin is a playwright, composer, lyricist and librettist based in Los Angeles, CA. He is a Yale University graduate (Class of 2020) with a B.A. in Musical Theater Composition through the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater. He has studied dramatic writing under Donald Margulies and Marsha Norman, as well as composition under Scott Frankel and Jeanine Tesori. Dylan has been distinguished by the Blank Theatre Company, the California Young Playwrights Contest and the National YoungArts Foundation (2016 Finalist in Playwriting). Dylan is a published author and script reader at the publishing company YouthPLAYS. Dylan was a recipient of the combined ASCAP and DreamWorks musical theater scholarship presented by Stephen Schwartz. Dylan’s work was featured in both SHOWSEARCH 2017 and the August 2019 MUSI-CAL through the Foundation for New American Musicals.
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 Company (March 2018), Spring Awakening (November 2018), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (February 2019), and Y2K: A Survivalist Musical (April 2020, postponed due to COVID-19). Dylan recently worked as a Creative Production and Development Intern for Marc Platt Productions (Summer 2020) and 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).