Brian Thorstenson
Brian is a San Francisco based poet and playwright. His plays have been produced at Alter Theater, Brava Center for Women in the Arts, Central Works and Wings Theatre Co., NYC. He was the resident playwright with the Stephen Pelton Dance Theater. His poetry has appeared in New American Writing, Fourteen Hills, and The Santa Clara Review. Brian was a founding member of The Z Collective and one of the first resident artists of the Z Space. He is an alumni of the Resident Playwright Program of the Playwrights Foundation and one of the founding members of 6NewPlays. He teaches at Santa Clara University and has an MFA from San Francisco State University.