Dean is a playwright & actor whose plays have been seen locally at Theatre Unleashed, Group Repertory, the Knightsbridge, Company of Angels, The Hudson, The Road, Actors Company, West Coast Ensemble, The Three Clubs & Eclectic Company Theatre. Memory Grove was a 2012 semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference and a 2013 finalist in the New Works @ The Works Playwriting Competition, Playhouse on the Square (Memphis). Only the Moon Howls and Untitled Perversion No. 3 will be produced by the Undergraduate Theater Society at University of Washington’s School of Drama as part of their 2017-18 season. Screenwriting credits include Knock Her Socks Off, an official selection at the 2015 Flagler, Trail Dance, & Temecula Independent Film Festivals. A University of Florida graduate, Dean is ridiculously happily married and lives with the two best dogs in the world.