John Perovich is a playwright, dramaturg, theatre maker, and educator in Phoenix, AZ. He is the founding Artistic Director of Now & Then Creative Company (2017-2021), who's mission focused on the "now"—new play development and productions of new works, while also celebrating the "then"—classics for the stage. He also served as the Director of New Work Development at Brelby Theatre Company in Glendale, AZ.
John's plays have been performed at multiple theaters including Ronin Theatre Company, B3 Theater, Brelby Theatre Company, Laughing Pig Theatre, Space 55, Arizona State University, Cumberland County Community College, Safe Mode Productions, Little Fish Theatre Collaborative, and New York University. Additionally, Perovich’s work has been selected and presented at the Valdez Theatre Conference, Festival of New American Theatre at The Phoenix Theatre Company, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and Mid-America Theatre Conference. Perovich has instructed playwriting at Stockton University, Arizona State University, and for Maricopa Community Colleges.
Perovich earned his B.A. in Communications: Radio/TV/Film from Rowan University, M.A. in Educational Theatre from New York University, and his M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from Arizona State University. He is the Southwest Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America.