PLAYWRIGHT IN RESIDENCE | Douglas Williams
Douglas is a Playwright-In-Residence at Azuka Theatre and a founding member of Orbiter 3, a playwrights producing collective. Plays include Moon Cave (Azuka Theatre), Breathe Smoke (The Painted Bride & Orbiter 3) and Waterboarding But Fun.
Willams has had two plays developed at PlayPenn (Moon Cave, Shitheads) both under the direction of Kevin Glaccum. He was a finalist for the Lark's Playwrights Week, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and InterAct's 20/20 Commission. His plays have also been developed at Bristol Riverside Theatre, New York Theatre Experiment, Act II Playhouse, Distilled Theatre Company, and the Philadelphia New Play Initiative.
Williams' experimental and collaborative work has been produced in the SoLow Fest (Four's the Floor, Solstice) and the FringeArts Festival (Holly's Dead Soldiers, Safe Space). Playwright Sam Shepard presented him with the Silver Award from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.
Williams is a former member of the Foundry, a lab for new plays, and a company member of the Apocalypse Club. He is a graduate of Temple University.