Musical Theatre (Book/Lyrics)
Film & Television
Anderson Cook is writer for the stage and screen, as well as an educator, located in Brooklyn, NY. His plays and musicals have been seen at venues like (le) poisson rouge, The Boston Conservatory, Dixon Place, the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, and comedy clubs, bar backrooms, and rooftops across the city. He is the recipient of a 2018 Sloan Screenwriting Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and Anderson and his writing partner Amanda D’Archangelis were the winners of the 2017 NMI New Voices Contest, co-sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering. He teaches creative & expository writing and standardized test prep as well as offering private tutoring to students ranging from elementary school to the undergraduate level. He holds a BFA and MFA in dramatic writing from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama, and is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. He’s currently developing a punk-hardcore musical based on the life of abolitionist John Brown, and a pilot based on his play Origen.