Gabriel Jason Dean is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter from Atlanta, GA who currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. His plays include IN BLOOM, QUALITIES OF STARLIGHT, TERMINUS, HEARTLAND, THE TRANSITION OF DOODLE PEQUEÑO and others. Screenplays include PIGSKIN and D'ANGELICO, TV Pilot WE BELONG, and animated series TENDERFOOT. His plays have been produced or developed throughout the United States at places such as New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, Araca Group, The Lark, The Flea, The Civilians, Oregon Shakespeare, The Kennedy Center, Geva Theatre Center, PlayPenn, Interact, The Playwrights’ Center, Davenport Theatrical, Stage Left, The VORTEX, Theatre , Aurora Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, People’s Light and Theatre, Dad's Garage Theatre, Actor's Express, Horizon Theatre, Source Festival, Essential Theatre, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Gabriel received the Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, Dramatist’s Guild Fellowship, and the Sallie B. Goodman / McCarter Theatre Fellowship. His scripts are published through Samuel French, Dramatic Publishing and Playscripts. He is currently on faculty for Spalding University’s Brief-Residency MFA Program, is a Visiting Writer in Residence at Muhlenberg College, a member of The Civilians R&D Group, an Affiliated Writer at The Playwrights’ Center and a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop. MFA: UT-Austin Michener Center for Writers.