Walter Bilderback 2022 Dramaturg

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Walter Bilderback (they/he) has dramaturged theatrical performance of all sorts for 40 years. From 2004-2020, they were Dramaturg and Literary Manager at the Wilma Theater. Prior to that, they held staff positions at Dallas Theater Center, Atlanta’s Alliance Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, and the American Ibsen Theater, and was guest dramaturg at theaters including Seven Stages and the Center for Puppetry Arts. Walter has read scripts for numerous organizations, most recently the Playwrights Center, Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, and Playwrights Realm (for which they have also been a professional respondent in the Script Share program). These days, most of Walter’s attention has gone to electoral and climate work with Reclaim Philadelphia and Philly DSA.