Michael Yates Crowley is a New York City-based playwright and performer. His plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Edinburgh, among other cities. In New York, his work has been seen at Joe’s Pub, 59E59 Theaters, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, PS 122, HERE Arts Center, 3LD, Dixon Place, the Bushwick Starr, and Ars Nova. He is a graduate of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and former Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center with Michael Rau and their theater company, Wolf 359. Crowley has been a finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, a Fellow in Playwriting from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is currently a fellow at the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard. Since 2005 he has curated Hearth Gods, a reading series in the East Village.