Brontosaurus Haircut Productions

Brontosaurus Haircut Productions, LLC produces new American theatrical work that expands the craft and practice of playwriting in form and structure. Dedicated to fully mounting one new play each year composed in Danny Rocco and Shannon Fillion Troost’s playwriting technique, the Score, we believe we can revitalize the American theatre as a sustainable, vital and competitive entertainment. We are committed to finding what makes theatre utterly unique, timely and indispensable.

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Danny Rocco

Danny Rocco (Producer|Writer) is a New York-based playwright. His plays have been developed and produced in New York, Los Angeles, Cape Cod, Durango, Colorado, and Sibiu, Romania. He is an Edward F. Albee Fellow, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School, and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He is an executive producer at Brontosaurus Haircut Productions, and the co-creator of the Score Technique of playwriting. Follow him @dwrocco617.

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Shannon Fillion Troost

Shannon Fillion Troost (Producer|Director) is a producer and director specializing in theater, film, and live events. Over the past decade, she has developed new work and created new interpretations of classics in collaboration with companies and playwrights in NYC and Chicago, where she is based. She is an executive producer at Brontosaurus Haircut Productions, and along with colleague Danny Rocco is the co-creator of the Score Technique. She studied with Anne Bogart at Columbia University's School of the Arts, with Brigid Panet at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and is an alumna of Trinity College.


Justin Brock Schantz

Justin Brock Schantz (Producer) is a recovering banker, digital entrepreneur, and arts producer. He is the co-founder of two web design/development companies (Sigient & SimplyBuilt) and the founder of Left Brain Power, where he clears paths for creative minds to do what they do best. Now he is taking on the film and theatre worlds as a Producer. Originally from New York and a graduate of Vassar College, he now lives on the West Coast in Seattle.