David Schmader

January 6, 2023

David Schmader is the author of the solo plays Straight and Letter to Axl, which he’s performed in Seattle and across the U.S. He’s also an associate editor of The Stranger, the Seattle newsweekly for which he’s written the pop culture-and-politics column “Last Days” since 1998. In his spare time, he’s the world’s foremost authority […]

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John Mifsud

January 5, 2023

John Mifsud was born on the Mediterranean Island of Malta. He is published in several anthologies by and about men including, New Men, New Minds: Breaking Male Tradition by Crossing Press and Boyhood: Growing Up Male – A Multicultural Anthology by University of Wisconsin Press. John also scripts and directs original, autobiographical theatre with at-risk […]

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Gregory Hischak

December 30, 2022

Gregory Hischak’s short plays Hygiene and Poor Shem have been produced as part of Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Apprentice/Intern Tens program and both were restaged as part of the Humana Festival of New American Plays (2010 and 2014, respectively). His full-length play, The Center of Gravity, won the 2009 Clauder Prize and premiered at Portland […]

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Nu Quang

December 29, 2022

Nu Quang, born and raised in Vietnam, is a playwright/author. She earned an MFA from Western Michigan University in 1992. Her plays were designated as finalists at numerous playwriting competitions. In 2000 she won a GAP Award and the Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship in Theatre for her dark comedy The Philanthropist, which was […]

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Laurel Anne White

August 8, 2022

Laurel Anne White began writing at the age of four, primarily oral histories for the benefit of Fuzzy Creature, Lambchop, and Tedward Bear. Throughout her youth she composed many plays, poems, speeches, and short stories until she was wooed away to a life in the theatre. Years of fast living in regional repertory theatre as […]

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Gavin Reub

May 4, 2021

Gavin Reub is the Artistic Director of The Seagull Project, which is a Gregory Award-winning company with an ensemble of 26 actors. Also, he has helped develop more than 20 local plays as the Director of Creative Development for The Umbrella Project, which exists to develop and advocate for diverse new theatrical work by demonstrating […]

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Curtis Taylor

July 22, 2020

Curtis Taylor is a narrative filmmaker and playwright. In Seattle he operated the underground theater Vodvil from 1996 to 2006, and under these auspices created original folk operas, cabarets, recitals and sound art installations. His recent work has combined mannered musical languages (murder ballads, sacred choir and opera) with historic stage traditions (ballet, vaudeville and […]

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Anastacia-Renée

October 3, 2018

Anastacia-Renée, a 2014 Jack Straw Writer and 2020 Curator of the Jack Straw Writers Program, is a multi-genre writer, educator, and interdisciplinary artist. She is the recipient of the 2018, James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award for Washington artists (Artist Trust), and has served as the Seattle Civic Poet from 2017-2019, and the 2015-2017 Poet-in-Residence […]

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Ann Teplick

September 27, 2018

Ann Teplick is a Seattle poet, playwright, and prose writer, with an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College. For eighteen years she’s written with youth in schools, juvenile detention centers, psychiatric hospitals and literary non-profits. Her work has appeared in Crab Creek Review, Drash, Chrysanthemum, Hunger Mountain, and others. Her plays have been showcased […]

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