Paul Kalburgi is an award-winning British playwright, screenwriter and TV producer living in Auckland, New Zealand. Paul was awarded Master of Arts (Writing for Screen & Stage) in 2015 by Regent’s University, London. Select playwriting credits include; In The Tall Grass (Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas – winner of the DFW Theater Critics Forum Award for best play), Maxine (Stockwell Playhouse, London & Time Square Art Center, New York), Almost The Birthday Party (Etcetera Theatre, London – published by Lazy Bee Scripts), MCN TV (Brockley Jack Theatre, London), Tickled Pink! (Battersea Barge, London), Jack & The Beanstalk (Touring, UK & Ireland), and The Countess (Blue Elephant Theatre, London). He is currently working on another new musical, Vegas With A V (book and lyrics) in a collaboration with Kevan Frost (Tony Award, Olivier Award and Drama Desk Award-nominated composer of Taboo, West End & Broadway). For screen, Paul has recently written for The Price of Fame (REELZ Channel, USA) and his short film Healing (Revelation/Genesis TV, UK) picked up the award for Best song (music and lyrics) at the 2018 Concrete Dream Film Festival in LA. Alongside his own writing projects, Paul continues to facilitate playwriting courses and workshops as a teaching artist in theatres and educational institutions in the USA, UK, and NZ. He is currently writing a resource book based on his Playwrights Toolbox workshop, to be published in 2020 by Nick Hern Books (international release). Paul is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America. Find more info at