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Byron Woods

 

Byron Woods, a member of the HowlRound NewCrit Critics Project, is entering his 20th year as an award-winning arts journalist and critic based in the Triangle region of North Carolina. In addition to his work as contributing editor at Durham’s INDY Week (formerly the Independent Weekly), he has covered the area's theater and dance for Raleigh's News & Observer, and national publications including Back Stage, Dance Magazine, Danceinsider.com, InTheater and the Village Voice. A recipient of two NEA fellowships in arts criticism and a National Critics Institute scholarship at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Woods has been honored by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies and the NC Press Association, and has served five times as critic-in-residence and clinician in various regions of the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival.

Photo from Vogue Men's Fashions.
Alienated, alone and in the majority
Essay

Alienated, alone and in the majority

Urban Garden pursues other white men in Vogue Men's Fashions

29 August 2013

Byron Woods writes about Vogue Men's Fashions, and the controversial idea that white men are being isolated and alienated from greater society.

Triangle Regional Playwrights
Essay

Triangle Regional Playwrights

A Brief History

19 July 2012

New plays are being produced at a higher rate previously seen in region theatre. Based on the factors that make up this particular triangle region, it becomes clear what is creating this incubator.