Somebody Jones is a Los Angeles native playwright/dramaturg, currently living, working, and dreaming in London. Jones received a bachelor’s in Theatre with an Emphasis in Playwrighting from the University of Southern California and a master’s in Dramaturgy and Writing for Performance from Goldsmiths University of London. Jones’s work celebrates and champions Black culture in all of its charms and complexities. The playwright primarily works within the genres of horror, magical realism, verbatim, and recently, Black fantasy.
Somebody Jones is developing the Tony Craze Award winning play, ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD with Soho Theatre, and is a reader for Skylight Theatre Company.
Formerly, Somebody Jones was a part of Soho Theatre's Writers' Lab (London, 2022), an Artistic Associate with Nouveau Riche (London, 2022), a Creative Associate at Jermyn Street Theatre (London, 2021) and a part of Boston Court's first Playwrights' Group (Los Angeles, 2021).
The name Somebody Jones means the more you run from your past, the more you'll run into it.