David Eliet is a professional playwright, director and theatre educator. He is the recipient of awards from the BBC World Service, the Kennedy Center, WGBH and many others. He has received playwriting fellowships from Trinity College, the Alden B. Dow Foundation, the Rhode Island State Council on The Arts, and the Edward F. Albee Foundation. His plays have been produced across this country and in Germany, England, Ukraine, the Slovak Republic, Bermuda and Trinidad-Tobago. Thirteen of his plays have been published including publications in German, Dutch and Ukrainian. For three semesters David was a Fulbright Scholar in Kirovohrad, Ukraine teaching creative writing at the Pedagogical Academy and directing plays and videos for The Little Globe Theatre. In 2012, David was made a lifetime member of The Dramatists Guild.