Tom Prewitt has worked Off Broadway at The Public Theater, Drama Department, Jean Cocteau Rep and Blue Heron Theatre, as well as regionally for Woolly Mammoth (eleven shows), Round House, Theatre of the First Amendment, Signature Theatre, South Coast Rep, Portland Stage Company, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Delaware Theatre Company and New Mexico Rep. He has staged fourteen world premiere productions, including plays by Nicky Silver, David Lindsay-Abaire, Sherry Kramer, Norman Allen, Mac Wellman, and Wendy MacLeod. Prewitt’s production of Sins of Sor Juana by Karen Zacarias won the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Theater of the First Amendment), and his staging of Ian Cohen’s Lenny and Lou received Helen Hayes nominations for Outstanding Resident Production and Outstanding New Play (Woolly Mammoth). His production of Nathan the Wise (also nominated for the MacArthur Award) was taped and broadcast by PBS affiliate WETA. He has taught acting, directing, playwriting and theatre history at NYU, Manhattanville College, University of Maryland and George Mason University. For ten seasons Prewitt served as Associate Artistic Director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, where he led the education and outreach programs, and helped to develop original theatre pieces by and about residents of the 14th Street and Anacostia communities. Most recently he served as Artistic Director of Serenity Players, DC’s only professional theatre company located East of the Anacostia River. Recent projects include Shock/Trauma by Evan Crump (world premiere, Capital Fringe/1st Stage), Bobby Gould in Hell by David Mamet (American Ensemble Theater), Resurrectionist King by Stephen Spotswood (world premiere, Active Cultures Theatre), Don’t Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti (1st Stage), and Alien Invader by Frank DiSalvo (world premiere, Catholic University MFA playwriting program). Prewitt studied with Jerzy Grotowski at Columbia University, was awarded fellowships from Theatre Communications Group and the Drama League of New York, and received his undergraduate degree with honors from Harvard University, where he majored in English and Comparative Religions.