Paco Tolson became a member in 2005 after being awarded EST’s inaugural Robert Pastorelli Fellowship and appearing in Romulus Linney’s play The Unwritten Song for that summer’s Marathon.  Paco has been involved in nearly every program and festival the institution offers, from Brunches to Sloan to Going to the River.  His first playwriting endeavor (with Jon Hoche) will premiered in Octoberfest 2010. He has worked extensively in developing new plays with such renowned companies as Youngblood, Vampire Cowboys, Rattlestick, New Georges, Woodshed Collective, 2g, Ma-Yi, and New York Theater Workshop.  He graduated with honors from Brown University in 2001.