Will Arbery is a playwright + performer + filmmaker from Texas + Wyoming. His play PLANO will premiere at Clubbed Thumb Summerworks in June 2018. He's currently under commission from Playwrights Horizons. His plays have been developed at Clubbed Thumb, Playwrights Horizons, Ojai Playwrights Conference, The New Group, EST/Youngblood, The Bushwick Starr, Alliance/Kendeda, White Heron, 100W Corsicana, Two Headed Rep, and Tofte Lake Center. He's a member of EST's Obie-winning Youngblood, Calliope Theatre, and a former member of Clubbed Thumb's Early Career Writers Group. He was a 2016-2017 winner of the Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists, and a recent finalist for the P73 Fellowship. His play Wheelchair is forthcoming from 3 Hole Press, with an introduction by Bill Callahan. His dance work (with Matty Davis) has been seen at Pioneer Works, The Watermill Center, and MCA Chicago. MFA: Northwestern University. BA: Kenyon College. He grew up the only boy among seven sisters. willarbery.com