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UC San Diego credits:

Strange Men (WNPF 2017), How to Use a Knife (WNPF 2016), Death of a Driver (WNPF 2015)

Contact Information
Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: williamssnider@gmail.com
  Will Snider
Third-year MFA Playwriting Candidate


BA from Columbia University


Will Snider was born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, DC. His play How to Use a Knife is receiving National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere through Capital Stage (Sacramento, CA), Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN), Unicorn Theatre (Kansas City, MO), and InterAct Theatre (Philadelphia, PA) in the 2016-17 season. Other plays include The Big Man (EST’s Marathon of One-Act Plays), Strange Men, and Death of a Driver. His work has been developed at MCC, NNPN National Showcase of New Plays, The Kennedy Center, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Great Plains Theatre Conference, #serials@theflea, the claque, and MAKEHOUSE. He is a member of Youngblood and recipient of an EST/Sloan Grant and The Kennedy Center’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. He spent three years working in agricultural development in East Africa and is pursuing an MFA at UCSD under Naomi Iizuka, expected in Spring 2017.

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UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. MC0344, La Jolla, CA 92093
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