David Michael Taylor studied in the BFA Acting Program at The Ohio State University and the MFA Acting Program at the University of Washington. His playwrighting professors at OSU were David Ayres (founder, American Playwrights Theatre) and Don Nigro (award-winning internationally-produced playwright, professor and writer-in-residence). Productions of his plays include CRADLE TO GRAVE (OSU’s Stadium II Theatre), two collections of one-acts and monologues entitled FEAST OF FOOLS and FUN CITY (Center Stage, New York City) and his one-act plays A PERFECT MANHATTAN and TIBET WEST, which were both winners of NYC’s Playwrights/Actors Contemporary Theatre’s ten-minute play contest. His two-act play ALMOST HEAVEN received readings in NYC at Center Stage and The Dramatists Guild. He was co-founder and Artistic Director of Studio a la Koo Koo, a non-profit theatre company in NYC. More information is available at davidmichaeltaylor.com.