Yvette Heyliger is a published and award-winning playwright, director, actor, educator, producing artist, and partner in Twinbiz. She is the co-recipient of National Black Theatre Festival’s Emerging Producer Award, AUDELCO Recognition Award for Excellence in Black Theatre’s August Wilson Playwright Award, and a Best Playwright nomination from the NAACP’s Annual Theatre Awards, among others. Look for her book, “What a Piece of Work Is Man! Full-Length Plays for Leading Women.” Yvette is also a contributor to various on line and print theatre-related publications, as well as various anthologies. Check out her blog, The Playwright and the Patron. She has a Masters in Theatre Education from Hunter College (pending), an MFA in Creative Writing - Playwriting from Queens College, as well as MA and BA degrees from New York University. A citizen-artist, Yvette is a founding member of Organizing for Action and lives in Harlem, USA.