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Timothy David Rey

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Timothy David Rey (He/His) is a Chicago-based writer/ performer who works in, plays and monologues (both fictional and autobiographical). He teaches creative writing and performance throughout the city of Chicago and its suburbs.

He is a two-time 2021-2022, 2022-2023 ‘Survive and Thrive’ Changing Worlds/ Arts Work Grant Awardee for his ongoing work, The Monologue Play. His play, White House! was a finalist for the ETA Creative Arts Foundation, ‘New Play Initiative,’ 2019. He is the co-founder of the LBGT+ solo performance showcase, Solo Homo (2002-2011). A revival is pending! Timothy’s plays and performance pieces have been seen and heard at venues throughout Chicago as well as out of state and in Panama (translated into Spanish). Other plays include Gloria! The (Almost) Last Picture Show, and For Every Ring There Is a Season (A Telephone Play). Most recently his solo performances pieces can be found in I Can’t Breathe: A Poetic Anthology of Social Justice, (edited by Christopher Okemwa, Ph.D., 2021), and Obsidian: Literature and Arts of the African Diaspora: Issue: 48.2. Gender Queer/ Genre Queer Playground Special Issue. (Forthcoming in 2022).

Cohort: Playwriting

Year: 2022

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