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Biographies:
Willy Conley



An award-winning playwright from Laurel, Maryland, Willy Conley has had plays produced off-off Broadway, at the Vagabond Theatre in Baltimore, at the Boston Playwrights Theatre, New Theatre in Boston, Omaha Diner Theatre, the University of Texas in Dallas, and Towson University in Maryland. His one-act play, The Hearing Test, is published in No Walls of Stone - an anthology of literature by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing writers. Falling on Hearing Eyes, his latest play, was invited to be presented at the National and Worldwide Deaf Theatre Conference in Connecticut in June 1998. As an actor, he has performed with the National Theatre of the Deaf, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, Colonial Theatre, Shakespeare-in-the-Park in Rhode Island, Cleveland SignStage Theatre, New York Deaf Theatre, and Sunshine Too National Touring Company. Conley is an assistant professor of Theatre Arts at Gallaudet University while maintaining the status of Associate Artist with Center Stage and Affiliate Artist with Quest: arts for everyone.

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