C.S. Drury is a writer, director and musician based in New Orleans. He received a degree in Public and Community Service Studies from Providence College and has worked in the fields of film, theatre, music, education, civic engagement, and community development. He studied theatre arts at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, CA, and the Herbert Berghof Studio and Labyrinth Theatre in New York City.
His book The Light Inside: Welcome to the World of Spirit details his pilgrimage around the world studying and practicing with some of the great wisdom teachers and traditions.
C.S. is the principal songwriter for Septiles, an art/music collaboration with actress, Mickey Sumner. Parts one and two of their three-part album series are currently available on all digital music platforms.
Production credits include Students Turn for A Change, (producer) distributed by American Public Television, Ravens (writer, director, producer, editor), The Engagement (writer, director, producer, editor), Empty (director), and the new television serial drama, High Court, set in a fictional U.S. Supreme Court (co-creator and writer).
His play So Long Lives This, which he wrote and performed with collaborator Bill Quigley, won the American Globe Theatre’s Alan Minieri Playwriting Award and was published by Smith & Krause in their collection, The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2011. Other plays have been produced at the Herbert Berghof Playwrights Foundation, Broadway West Theatre, Squarewrights Theatre Company, and the Richmond Shepard Theatre. He is a founding member of the Bleecker Street Theatre Company in New York City and has performed with various theatre companies across the United States.