Monday, June 25, 2012

Meet The Playwrights of The Bench Project

Tom Bruett - Bench, Slightly Left
Tom Bruett is a director, producer, playwright and lyricist living in San Francisco, As a playwright, Tom's work has been produced at the Player's Theatre, NJ Rep, ReGroup Theatre, the Megatroyd Festival, and PianoFight among others. His short play, Fear Sells, was a finalist for the 2011 Heideman Award. This past summer, Tom was selected to be part of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project. Since moving to the Bay Area, Tom has spent a season as producer for the Developmental Reading Series at PCSF, served as a dramaturg for Playground, and was on the Literary Selection Committee for Playwrights Foundation. Currently Tom is the FutureWorks Fellow at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, check out

Lisa Kang - A Simple Life
Lisa Kang has been involved in Bay Area theater as a writer and actor for several years. Her work was chosen to be presented at Theater Bay Area's Playwright's Showcase and has been given staged readings at City Lights Theater Company, Calaveras Repertory Theater, and the Asian American Theater Company, where she is a participating New Works Incubator playwright.

Victor Vazquez - Against Which
Victor Vazquez is a graduate from UC Irvine, where he emphasized in creative writing and directing (honors). He currently works in downtown Los Angeles for Center Theatre Group, coordinating efforts for the Education & Community Partnerships Department.

Lance Gardener - Helium

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