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Brian Otaño is a bi-coastal playwright and TV writer. Most recently, he co-wrote You Across From Me, the 42nd Humana Festival PTC show at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Other plays include Tara (Milagro Theatre's Ingenio Festival), Zero Feet Away (Roundabout Theatre Company’s Underground Series) and The Dooley Street Trilogy: Between the Sandbar and the Shore, What We Told the Neighbors & The Myths We Made (commissioned by IAMA Theatre Company, developed with New Dramatists, LABryinth Theater Company and Atlantic Theatre Company). Residencies & Fellowships: Center Theater Group’s Writing Cohort, Geffen Playhouse's Writers Room, New Dramatists Van Lier Fellowship, Page 73’s Interstate 73 Writers Group, New York Theater Workshop 2050 Fellowship, ArsNova Playgroup, Space on Ryder Farm, Launch Pad New Work Series at UCSB, Disney ABC TV Writing Program (Finalist/Alternate), NHMC TV Writers Fellowship. Education: BFA, Dramatic Writing (SUNY Purchase).