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Dan O'Neil
Dan O’Neil is a writer for stage and screen whose plays include The Wind FarmerDionysus at the Summer OlympicsBaggage, and kite&mountain along with numerous others. His work has been produced or developed at Albright College, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Great Plains Theater Conference, Red Eye Theater, Bedlam Theater, by the Lamb Lays with Lion Co., Minnesota Fringe Festival, Links Hall (IL), through Articulture (PA), Barter Theatre (VA), Centre Stage (SC) and on the main stage at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a two-time winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Screenwriting Award for Dear Radioactive One in 2010 and How I Learned to Love Ketchup in 2011 (totaling $27,000), winner of the Mary Marlin Fisher Playwriting Award, and was a finalist for the Global Age Project in 2010 and the Woodward/Newman Drama award in 2011. Dan is a founding member of the art/theater collective Lamb Lays with Lion. He holds a B.A. in performance from the University of Minnesota and an M.F.A in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University. Dan O'Neil was awarded a Screenwriting grant at Carnegie Mellon in 2010 for Dear Radioactive One and in 2011 for How I Learned to Love Ketchup