David Hilder’s work has been seen across the United States as an award-winning playwright and director. His play The Insidious Impact of Anton was a winner at Ashland New Plays Festival in 2010 and received a production at Absolute Theatre in 2011 that won seven StageSceneLA awards. His plays and musicals have also been produced or developed at Acadiana Repertory Theatre, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, Primary Stages, Hunter Playwrights Festival, The Blank Theatre, Stella Adler Studios, The Flea Theater, Dixon Place, and more. He has been a finalist for many awards including the Princess Grace Award, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Lark Playwrights Week, the Heideman Award, and others. He is also a recovering actor as well as an alumnus of Hunter College (MFA), the University of Pennsylvania, and the O’Neill Center’s National Theater Institute.