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Weston
Gaylord

Weston Gaylord is a playwright and librettist based in Los Angeles. In 2020, Weston was a recipient of the Humanitas Prize PLAY LA fellowship and selected for The Vagrancy Writers' Group, and his play A Long Time Coming was workshopped at The Vagrancy’s 2021 Blossoming Festival. His original work in theater and immersive media often combines live performance, music, and/or virtual reality: Octopus’s Garden (2021 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference Finalist), Sherwood & Nottingham (Spy Brunch), Chained: A Victorian Nightmare (MWM Interactive), Retrospective (Co.Reality), Gravity: A New(tonian) Musical (O’Neill NMTC Finalist, TheatreWorks New Works Festival). His writing has also been featured at the Cannes Film Festival XR Showcase, Games For Change, A Little New Music, and the Future of Storytelling Festival. He holds a B.S. in Human-Computer Interaction from Stanford, where he also studied playwriting with Amy Freed and puppetry with Basil Twist.

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