Dan Giles is so excited to join Youngblood. His plays have been performed or developed at the Kennedy Center, the New York Fringe, Dixon Place, the International Student Drama Festival (UK), and the Great Plains Theatre Conference (2014 & 2016), with short work at JACK, The Flea, Pittsburgh Opera, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Awards and fellowships include the Kennedy Center ACTF's Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting and John Cauble Award (finalist), an Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriting Award, the American Repertory Theater's Phyllis Anderson Prize, O'Neill Playwright Observer Residencies (2015 & 2016), and a commission from Young Artists at the Chelsea to write a site-specific play for the Chelsea Hotel. He's a graduate of Harvard and the MFA program at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, where he studied with Rob Handel.