Dawn M. Simmons, is a playwright and director living in Somerville, MA. She is an Artistic Director with New Exhibition Room. Locally Dawn has worked for: The Theatre Offensive, Holland Productions, FeverFest(Small Theatre Alliance of Boston), The Boston Theatre Marathon, Mill 6, Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre, Fort Point Theatre Channel, Actors' Shakespeare Project, Another Country Productions, Company One, Boston Theatre Works, and As Yet To Be Theatre. In New York State, she spent 3 years with Irish Classical Theatre Company as their Resident Assistant Director. Simmons studied playwrighting at Boston University and earned her BA from The University at Buffalo. Dawn is the Director of Programs for StageSource and a founding member of The Small Theatre Alliance of Boston.