William Squier

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WILLIAM SQUIER An Emmy Award winner for writing WKYC-TV’s UNUSUAL PHENOMENON, William Squier’s work has also appeared Off-B’way: THE TREATMENT OF DOCTOR LOVE (a five month run at Playhouse 91); Off-Off B’way: G-MAN (Nat Horne Theatre), BABALU (Sanford Meisner, music/co-lyrics: J. Goldstein); Walt Disney World: DISNEY’S DOUG LIVE! (a four million dollar production and the park’s first 100% original musical; music: J. Lodin); regionally: BOYWONDER (Contemporary Arts, Depot Theatre), A HUNDRED YEARS INTO THE HEART (opens Off-Broadway in the fall of 2007, NYMF, Spirit of Broadway Theatre, book: R. Vetere, music: J. Lodin), THE KLEMPERERS’ NEW CLOTHES (Actors’ Playhouse, Columbia Entertainment Co., music: N. Weiss), REBELS 1775 (Starlight Theatre, Spirit of Broadway, NETC, co-book: J. Allen, M. Allen, music: J. Lodin), ROUTE 66 (Crossroads Musical Theater Festival, University of Maine, co-book: J. Goldstein, music: F. Stark), TOP OF THE HEAP (Cardiff International Musical Theater Festival, New Voices in the Heartland, The Theatre Building Chicago music: J. Lodin); on television: IT’S THE WEEKEND (ABC, music: J. Goldstein), P.B.&J. OTTER (Disney Channel, music: J. Lodin); film: DOUG’S FIRST MOVIE (music: J. Lodin); in workshop: AMAS, ASCAP/Disney Musical Theater Workshop (CA, FL & NY), CAP 21, the Directors Company, the Drama League, Ensemble Theatre (Santa Barbara), Music in a Box, the Theatre Building (Chicago) and the York Theatre. He was awarded a 2003 Connecticut Artist Fellowship, a Meet the Composer grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Coleman A. Jennings Award, the Jackie White Memorial Award and the 11th Annual National Children’s Festival’s new script award. Bill’s writing for other media includes newspapers, magazines, radio and an award-winning series of home videos on parenting issues. His articles, profiles and reviews have appeared in national publications that include Newsweek Magazine. He is a contributor to the forthcoming Random House publication BLINDSIDED BY A DIAPER. He has also scripted educational videos that were awarded the Gold Cindy Award (Association of Visual Communicators), the Gold Camera Award (U.S. International Film & Video Festival), a 1998 Parent’s Choice Approval and the Grand Prize at Questar Awards. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and BMI.

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