Daniel Giles

Daniel GilesDan Giles is so happy to be back at Great Plains, where he was a PlayLab playwright in 2014. His plays have also been performed or developed at the Kennedy Center, the New York Fringe, the International Student Drama Festival (UK), and Dixon Place, with short work at Pittsburgh Opera and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Awards and fellowships include the Kennedy Center ACTF's John Cauble Award (finalist) and Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting, an Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Award, the American Repertory Theater's Phyllis Anderson Prize, an O'Neill Playwright Observer Residency, and a commission from Young Artists at the Chelsea to write a site-specific play for the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. MFA: Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, where he studied with Rob Handel. dangilesplaywright.weebly.com

Read about Breeders: a comedy as part of the PlayLab (2016).

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