Alex Riad is a playwright and screenwriter originally from the SF Bay Area and currently a resident of Washington Heights in NYC. His work has been workshopped and produced in New York City, Upstate New York, California, and England. In Manhattan, Essential Theatre Group produced his plays If You Ever Come By Here in July 2014 and When You Go (part of Zurich, NY) in May 2014 both at the Tank Theater. Some of his other New York writing credits include a production of his playStandbys at the 2013 Thespis Festival and readings at the Cherry Lane Theater, Labyrinth Theater, Crashbox Theater, and the Farm Theater. In summer 2017, the Farm Theater will produce his latest play The Floor is Lava in the Planet Connections Theatre Festival. In addition to his theatre work, Alex also collaborated on the feature film, Scenes from the Underground, which just wrapped shooting in June 2016 as well as co-created a new Web Series with Molly Collier currently in development entitled What am I Doing Here. Alex is a Literary Fellow at the Farm and a member of Indie Theater Now, an online theatre publication where you can find his work.