George Sapio is an award-winning playwright, director, dramaturg, producer, and actor. He is the author of Workshopping the New Play: A Guide for Playwrights, Directors, and Dramaturgs (Hal Leonard/Applause Books, 2017). He is the founding artistic director of the annual Ithaca Fringe Festival (2014) and produces and hosts Onstage/Offstage, a monthly podcast and radio show featuring interviews with theatre professionals of all walks as well as live readings of short plays. He is also a photojournalist; his book, Collateral Damage, features his pictures from two trips with his wife, Maura Stephens, to Iraq in 2003. His plays can be found on the web at the New Play Exchange and at his website, gsapio.com.