Deathscribe 2016: The Scribes

Trace Crawford
“The Sum of Your Experience”

Trace Crawford’s plays have been published in six collections and produced in NYC, LA, Chicago, London, Edinburgh, throughout most the US and on a total six continents – Antarctica remains elusive. A member of the Dramatists Guild, his horror-comedy screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from over 15 film festivals this year including Best Feature Script at the Independent Horror Movie Awards. Trace’s book, Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know about Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon in paperback or for Kindle. He lives with his beautiful wife and son in Ohio.

Daniel Dauphin
“The Woman Below”

Daniel Dauphin is a Chicago-based actor, writer, illustrator, and fight choreographer. He was a co-writer and actor in Big Bad, his first feature-length film, which was released this summer on Amazon and iTunes. In Chicago, he has worked as an actor with Organic Theatre Company, Stage Left, Steep, and Red Theatre Chicago, and he’s provided fight choreography for Neo-Futurists, Eclectic Theatre Company, and ph Comedy. He’d like to thank his wife for her love and support, and apologize to his newborn daughter for maybe introducing her to horror films too soon.

Julia Everitt
“I Let Them Out”

Julia Everitt is a junior at the University of Iowa pursuing degrees in English on the Creative Writing track and Economics with a minor in Theatre Arts. Her play, Take Me Home, was a part of the 2016 University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Ten Minute Play Festival. Julia enjoys reading and watching plays and has seen 119 plays and counting. She is currently a co-captain for the University of Iowa Waterski and Wakeboard Team and former vice president of the University of Iowa Cosplay Club. Her ambition is to become a well-known playwright.

Tim Griffin
“Dead Ringer”

Tim Griffin’s horror radio play Imaginary Fiend tied for Second Place in Deathscribe 2015, and has also been chosen for Wildclaw’s Best of Deathscribe, to be performed at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, FL. His writing work includes stage plays Deadworry, Ticklebrains, Murder in Mirthburg, Closer to Free, and Re: Alice, as well as the short films Snare and The Cellar Job, and the full-length creature feature Tail Sting. A graduate of Illinois State University Theater, Tim has performed on stage and/or screen in Chicago, Los Angeles, Dublin, and Moscow, and is also an accomplished musician and fight choreographer. He is of indeterminate age and is currently at large.

Travis Williams
“The Quake”

Travis Williams is incredibly excited and honored to be part of WildClaw Theatre’s Deathscribe for a fourth time as a finalist! His previous Deathscribe works include The Wall, Strange Weather, and Back in Baby’s Arms. Travis is co-creator and writer for the web comics Revenge Girl with artist John Wright and The Adventures of Lock and Rat with artist Angel Onofre. Travis is a featured writer in Famous Monster Magazines anthology, Tales from the Akermansion, with his short comic Unraveled co-created with artists Jonathan La Mantia. He is also currently developing an original web series The Park with Adam Hinkle & Stone Soup Theatre Project. For more information follow Travis on Twitter @Travisdmw or visit his website – Much love to my wife Elizabeth!