William Whitehurst

Company Co-founder and Writer In Residence


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William is the author of numerous dramatic works which have been produced in major markets in the UK and the US, including Edinburgh, London and London’s West End, New York and Los Angeles. Awards include the Hollywood Fringe Encore Award 2016 (Cockroach Dialogues);  Best Play and Best Overall Production, San Francisco International Fringe Festival 2008 (Knuckleball); finalist, Alliance Theater of Atlanta’s Kendeda Playwriting Competition 2005 (He Who Outruns Rainstorms); Best Play, Eclectic Theater’s Hurricane Season of One Acts, Los Angeles, 2004 (Menage a Trois); and first place, Theater League of South Florida Annual New Plays Prize 2002 (Mosshead).  William holds an MFA in Creative Writing/Drama from Florida International University and an MFA in Theatre and Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California.  He is a co-founder (with Andy McQuade) of the Second Skin Theatre Company. He currently teaches drama, history and English at the French International School of Hong Kong.

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