Kelly McAllister is a playwright, screenwriter, actor, and director. His first play, "Last Call," won the Excellence in Playwriting award at the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival. In 2005, his play "Burning the Old Man" won the New York Innovative Theatre (NYIT) award for outstanding full length script. In 2012, "Lovers, Lunatics, and Poets" was a finalist in Playscripts' Pitch-n-Play contest. In 2010, his play "Hela and Troy" was named a finalist for the Heideman Award as part of the Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Other plays include "April’s Fool," "Rose Red," "Some Unfortunate Hour," "Fenway: Last of the Bohemians," "Muse of Fire" and "The Morons." He also wrote and directed the short film "Strong Tea." His work has been produced all over the world, from Vienna to Dubai to Sao Paolo, by such companies as Divadlo na Zabradli of Prague, hope theatre, inc., and many more. In 2003, he was named "Graduate of the Last Decade" by San Jose State University. He was also a senior reviewer for nytheatre.com from 2003-2005, covering Broadway and Off-Broadway. His work has been published by Applause Books, Playscripts, Smith and Kraus, and the New York Theatre Experience. He recently joined the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) after writing his first feature screenplay for Anonymous Content. He currently teaches playwriting at the Denver Center.