David Hilder

New York, NY

David Hilder’s plays and musicals include Drown (Great Plains Theatre Conference 2014; current semi-finalist, 2014 National Playwrights Conference/O’Neill Center; ESPA Drills at Primary Stages 2013); Drop of Kindness (semi-finalist, 2013 NPC/O’Neill Center); The Insidious Impact of Anton (Absolute Theatre – Winner, seven StageSceneLA Awards; Winner, 2010 Ashland New Plays Festival; Finalist, Lark Playwrights Week); Just exactly like (The Flea Theater; Finalist, 2010 Heideman Award); I Have Something to Tell You (composer, Gihieh Lee; Raw Impressions); Maps (composer, Gilles Chiasson; Dixon Place Not for Broadway Festival; Raw Impressions); Leave the Room (Finalist, Lark Playwrights Week and Abingdon’s Wolk Award); Bay Orchard High (Expanded Arts, Cullen/Dumas Productions); Dinner Party! (EST, Smatterfest, Particle Wave Theatre); and, naturally, others. He currently attends Hunter College’s MFA Playwriting unit, led by Tina Howe. He is also a director and a recovering actor. Education: University of Pennsylvania, the O’Neill Center’s National Theater Institute. He tweets, too: @hilderthtrguy. www.davidhilder.com


Bonita jumped off a pier and never came up for air. Now she and her survivors have to figure out where they’re going next.



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