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Will Arbery

WILL ARBERY

  

Nationality:    USA
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Will Arbery is a writer, filmmaker, and theater artist who is working towards an MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen at Northwestern University. His plays include: You're Sadder Than You Realize (Dixon Place), Yield, Bitch! (Communal Spaces), The Dust Veil of 536 A.D. (#serials@theflea), Bleak (Chicago Dramatists, Tiny Rhino's Greatest Hits), How Kim Sa-Rang Got Her Name (Hearth Gods), and Six Windows Presents A Hero of Our Time with Calliope Theatre Company. His play We Were Nothing! was produced by Poison Apple Initiative in Austin, and site-specifically in New York (TDF Stages feature, Flavorpill Editor's Pick). His writing has been published by Better: Culture and Lit, Word Riot, decomP, The Awl, The New Professional, and D Magazine. He's also a collaborator with boomerang dance, and at Kenyon College he won the James E. Michael Playwriting Award, John Crowe Ransom Poetry Prize, and Muriel C. Bradbrook Prize for Fiction. He grew up in Dallas, TX, the only boy with seven sisters.

Research:    Member of the Dramatists Guild of America (as at 2015)

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        Dust Veil of 536 A.D.         How Kim Sa-Rang Got Her Name         Logic, The         Mongoose, The         Six Windows Presents A Hero Of Our Times         We Were Nothing         Yield, Bitch!         You're Sadder Than You Realize



Dust Veil of 536 A.D.

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How Kim Sa-Rang Got Her Name

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Logic, The

Logic, The
Evan and Andrew reconnect on Facebook. While Evan is starting a career in publishing in New York, Andrew is incarcerated in a Texas prison. As their childhood friendship starts to resurface, Andrew tries to push through the banality of digital communication to fulfill a plan they had when they were kids.

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Aspen Institute / Aspen High School in Aspen, Colorado     02 Feb 2014

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Mongoose, The

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A family in Dallas may or may not have a talking mongoose living in their walls. Kay Bailey tries to hold her family together as Mom goes missing, Dad brings home strange men, Joe grows violent, and Maddy talks to the mongoose, whose name is Jeff.

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The Road Theatre. Los Angeles, CA     25 Feb 2016

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Six Windows Presents A Hero Of Our Times

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A young NYC theatre company has just finished a run of their adaptation of a Russian classic novel. What do they do now?

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Medicine Show Theater, New York     18 Jul 2013

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We Were Nothing

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Two young women with boy problems and work problems

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Yield, Bitch!

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You're Sadder Than You Realize

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