DAVID HILDER was named a 2010 Person of the Year by  His plays and musicals include The Insidious Impact of Anton (Absolute Theatre, Los Angeles – winner of seven StageSceneLA Awards; Winner, 2010 Ashland New Plays Festival; Finalist, Lark Playwrights Week); Just exactly like (The Flea Theater; Finalist, 2010 Heideman Award); Shake the Santa (GrooveMamaInk); anAtrainmusical (with composer Jess Klein, Neighborhood Playhouse); Gikh-kaa (Raw Impressions Dance Theatre); I Have Something to Tell You (with composer Gihieh Lee, Raw Impressions Musical Theatre); Maps (with composer Gilles Chiasson, Clear Space Productions, Dixon Place’s WARNING: Not for Broadway Festival, Raw Impressions Musical Theatre); Leave the Room (Finalist, Lark Playwrights Week and Abingdon’s Wolk Award); Bay Orchard High (Expanded Arts, Cullen/Dumas Productions); Dinner Party! (EST, Smatterfest, Particle Wave Theatre); One for the Books (the intentional theatre group, EST); and, naturally, others.  He is also a director and a recovering actor, and an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania and the O’Neill Center’s National Theater Institute. He tweets, too: