David Hanson is the New Jersey based author of several plays, screenplays, and two books. He recently wrapped up his stint as the Immersive Theater King of Kansas City after putting in installations for immersive plays at the historic Warwick Theater (Final Curtain), Kansas City’s Union Station (Bird in the Hand), Crown Center (Audience), Check Mate in a warehouse in the Cross Roads District, and a featured installation as part of the International Open Spaces Arts Festival in Kansas City’s Swope Park. His first play Clearance Sale at the Five and Dime was a finalist for the L. Arnold Weisberger National Play Award and premiered at Alice’s Four Floor in New York City.His historical play Counter Melody won the Rockhurst University’s Plays In Progress award. He is a graduate of Trinity University, the University of Southern California, and the BMI Librettist workshop in New York. He was also a founding member of the Midwest Dramatists Center. His latest will be a presentation of his original play Intermission in Palm Springs in March.