Max Plata is a stage manager, playwright, and dramaturg based in Tempe, AZ. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Arizona State University. Favorite stage management credits include Bright Star, Godspell, and 35mm: A Musical Exhibition at ASU Music Theatre and Opera. Favorite dramaturgy credits include Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles at Southwest Shakespeare Company and Liz Lerman's Healing Wars at ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre. Max is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America, The Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and the New Play Exchange, organizations working to bring new theatre to stages near you. Max thanks his mom for showing him the magic of Tombstone and Arizona's rich history, and YOU for supporting new work!