Cort Brinkerhoff’s plays include HORSE, THE VERMILLION HAND, THE BLUE HOUR, BULLET, THE BOMB PLOT, and THE NIGHTMARE ROOM, a play about the last days of British mathematician, war hero, and convicted homosexual Alan Turing. His works have been produced or had staged readings at The Vagrancy (Los Angeles, CA), Salt Lake Acting Company (Salt Lake City, UT), Alive Theatre (Long Beach, CA), The Last Frontier Theatre Conference (Valdez, AK), Plan-B Theatre Company (Salt Lake City, UT), PianoFight Productions (San Francisco, CA), USC, and the University of Utah. His short play NEUROSIS was published in Canyon Voices Literary Magazine, Issue 8 (Fall 2013).
Cort wrote the screenplays for the feature films LUCAS and BEYOND THE RYE. The films were produced by European Studios, and are set to premiere in early 2018. A native Utahn, Cort began his writing career in the NEA/TCG-funded Playwrights Group at Salt Lake Acting Company led by Julie Jensen and JT Rogers. He is an alumnus of the Utah Screenwriter’s Project. He holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from USC, where he has also worked as an Assistant Instructor. He lives in Los Angeles.