Boneyards Writer-Performer Jeffrey Stanley teaches screenwriting at New York University Tisch School of the Arts Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing, and at Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.  He is one of 24 writers out of 16,100 entrants to receive the first Amtrak Writers Residency.  Stanley has appeared as a guest on Coast to Coast AM With George Noory and has been a guest writer in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time Out New York, New York Press, and the Brooklyn Rail.    His wartime drama Tesla's Letters (Samuel French, 2000) premiered to rave reviews Off Broadway in 1999 at The Ensemble Studio Theatre and went on to the Edinburgh Fringe and other productions. Other plays include Medicine,Man, a dark medical comedy commissioned by the Mill Mountain Theatre, Beautiful Zion: A Book of the Dead which premiered in the 2011 Philly Fringe, and The Golden Horseshoe: A Lecture On Tragedy which he performed in New York City at the Gershwin Hotel and Don't Tell Mama. In the 2012 Philly Fringe he produced Bidisha Dasgupta's hit classical Indian and Modern dance show Einstein/Tagore: Seashore of Endless Worlds. He was a 2011-12 PDC artist-in-residence at Plays & Players Theatre. Stanley is a past president of the board of directors of the New York Neo-Futurists.  He wrote and directed the award-winning short film Lady in a Box starring Sarita Choudhury.  Stanley has won numerous screenwriting awards and has either optioned or been hired to write screenplays for Peter Farrelly & Charles B. Wessler & GreeneStreet Films, Buckeye Entertainment & Cabin Creek Films, Andrew Lauren Productions, indie producer Matthew Myers and others.  He has been a judge and script analyst for the ScriptSavvy Monthly Screenwriting Competition and a script consultant for UK-based Initialize Films.  Stanley has been a resident of Yaddo, a Copeland Fellow at Amherst College, a guest lecturer at the Imaginary Academy summer theatre and film workshop in Croatia sponsored by the Soros Foundation, and he was an editorial adviser to Boston University's Center for Millennial Studies' book on apocalypse movements The End That Does (Equinox Books, 2006). He holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing and a BFA in Film & Television from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, with a minor in cultural anthropology.

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