A Public School Educator, Vincent Marano has a MA in Playwriting and Directing from Hunter College and advanced degrees from Fordham and Baruch. He has been a fixture in the New York Indie Theatre community almost thirty years. In 2010, he won the BRIO Award for Playwriting. He was nominated for NYIT Awards for Best Short Script; My Baby, 2011 and Artistic License, 2012, and received three nominations his full-length play, Lights Narrow in 2014. It won for best director. He also produced a critically acclaimed festival of my one-act plays: What I Meant Was… at the manahttan theatresource. As a member of The Workshop Theater, he has written over a dozen short and full length plays for public readings, He also a committee member of The Actor's Studio Playwright/Director Unit. A published poet, he has written his first book and is currently working on streaming series.