Will Arbery is a playwright + filmmaker from Texas + Wyoming. He’s currently the recipient of the Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artist, a finalist for the Heideman award, and a semi-finalist for the Page 73 Fellowship. He's an alum of Clubbed Thumb's Early Career Writers Group, Theater Masters MFA Festival, Alliance Theatre's Kendeda group, Tofte Lake Center's Emerging Artist Residency, Wildacres, and Variety’s “110 Students to Watch.” His play The Mongoose was an L.A. Times Critic’s Pick. His dance work with BOOMERANG is upcoming at Steppenwolf and MCA Chicago. Short plays at: Williamstown Theatre Festival, #serials at The Flea, Samuel French OOB Festival (winner), American Theater Company, Hearth Gods, and more. He's currently Writing & Research Assistant for Young Jean Lee. Upcoming: Wheelchair at Dixon Place, and a micro-residency at the Bushwick Starr  for Claustrophile. MFA in Writing for the Screen + Stage from Northwestern. willarbery.com