Chas LiBretto is a writer and performer based in New York.
He is the co-founder of Psittacus Productions (with Louis Butelli and Robert Richmond), a theatre company specializing in the collision of ancient and modern stories which has been in residence at Lincoln Center Education since 2014.
His work has been produced and developed at Roundabout Theatre, The Getty Villa, Lincoln Center Education, Ars Nova, Pasadena Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Vineyard Theatre, NYMF, Theater Masters, Ugly Rhino, Columbia University, Musical Theatre Factory, The New Ohio Theatre, Live Source, and the Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study. He is a recipient of an Anna Sosenko Assist Trust, a Puffin Foundation Grant and was a Fellow at the Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington DC.
He is an alum of Uncharted at Ars Nova, and of Theater Masters and his work on Cyclops: A Rock Opera was jury-nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 2012. He received his MFA in playwriting from Columbia University, where he was mentored by Oskar Eustis and taught by Charles Mee, Lynn Nottage, and David Henry Hwang.