Tag Archives: Playwright

2017 HOPE AWARD NOMINATION

  Wow! Last week I was surprised to learn that I was nominated for the prestigious Hope Professor of the Year Award at SMU! I was at the banquet but didn’t know I was an honoree!( damn glad I showed up, would’ve been embarrassed if I didn’t). Only a handful of faculty are nominated per […]

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Fetch Clay, Make Man Published

My play, Fetch Clay, Make Man has just been released domestically and internationally on Overlook Press. Purchase book here:

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STEEL HAMMER WITH SITI COMPANY

I am thrilled to  be a part of this very special collaboration.  Steel Hammer, a mythological, fantastical deconstruction of the tale of John Henry, is being created by Ann Bogart and SITI Company, the Bang on the Can Orchestra, and four playwrights-Carl Hancock Rux, Kia Corthron, Regina Taylor and me.  The piece premiered to sold […]

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The Power Of Stagger Lee

    Check the one-hour interview with KERA’s Krys Boyd Here  

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FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN

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TEDx

Just released-my presentation at the TEDx Conference last year. Here it is!

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Will Power Becomes Playwright in Residence @ Dallas Theatre Center

Wanted to share the news with everyone-I have just received an amazing grant from the Mellon Foundation, and now am the Playwright in Residence/Senior Staff for The Dallas Theatre Center. Three years of learning and influencing artistic policy, three full productions of 3 of my works including a world premiere, and the opportunity to engage […]

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WILL POWER GOES TO SMU

It’s official!  I am headed to Southern Methodist University in the newly created position of Artist-In-Residence.  This is an incredible opportunity-the chance to create programming and be on the faculty and a top ranked undergrad and graduate theatre department, and be given a lot of flexibility in my schedule to continue to travel, write, and […]

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CANADIAN STAGE

It’s been quite a season thus far-lots of traveling, performing, teaching and developing new work. In the past six months I’ve gone to Miami twice, Pennsylvania three times, New York City (performance @ Lincoln Center), Dallas, a 5 week stint in Los Angeles, England and Turkmenistan. Next up, I’ll be making my debut in Canada as […]

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Video: The Plot of Fetch Clay, Make Man

Will Power: The Plot of Fetch Clay, Make Man

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