ALEX GOLDBERG is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, director, and a recovering improv and sketch comedian. He wrote and/or directed three feature films including Closure, which won seven festival awards including two Best Feature awards (Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival and The Valley Film Festival [Los Angeles]) and two Audience Choice Awards (Austin Indie Fest, Manhattan Film Festival).
Over a dozen of his plays have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, across the country and on three continents. His play IT IS DONE has been published and produced multiple times, most recently winning four Stage Scene L.A. Awards for the 2019 production at Theatre40 in Beverly Hills. He is a two time O’Neill semifinalist and a one time finalist.
Alex was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area. He attended Skidmore College where he received his degree in American Studies and Theater, and then spent over a decade in New York City where he worked as a playwright, actor, and sketch and improv comedian, performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and numerous others, as well as comedy festivals across the country. He is a member of The Dramatists Guild, Inc. and ASCAP, a former playwright in residence at Railroad Playhouse in Newburgh, NY, former member of the Playwright/Director Unit at The Actors Studio West, and current member of the Playwrights Lab at Antaeus Theatre Company. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Catia Ojeda, and their two sons.