Dana Yeaton is the recipient of the “New Voice in American Theatre” award from the William Inge Theatre Festival. His play “Helen At Risk” won the Heideman Award from the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville and his full-length drama “Mad River Rising” received the Moss Hart Award from the New England Theatre Conference. His two-person show, “Swing State,” was selected for the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Dana has received three fellowships in playwriting from the Vermont Arts Council and two from the Shenandoah International Playwrights Retreat. His plays in print include “Alice In Love,” “The Big Random,” “Helen At Risk,” “Mad River Rising,” “Men In Heat,” and “Midwives.” He has taught at the University of Tennessee, University of Vermont and at the Vermont Governor’s Institute on the Arts. He is Founding Director of the Vermont Young Playwrights Project.