Josh Hartwell is an Artistic Company Member at Curious Theatre Company where he has written plays for Denver Stories since 2005. Josh was recently seen onstage at Curious in Detroit and Clybourne Park (Denver Post Ovation Award for “Best Actor in a Comic Role”). Josh is also an Ensemble Member at Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC). As an award-winning and internationally produced playwright, Hartwell is represented by Abrams Artists Agency in New York. His Contrived Ending (Ovation Award and Henry Award nominees) originally directed by Jim Hunt, earned feature film and Off-Broadway contracts with Starry Night Entertainment. The Rank and the Bloodrush was a semi-finalist for The O’Neill Festival New Play Competition. A Different Client was recently produced in Auckland, New Zealand; Melbourne and Sydney, Australia; and Buffalo, New York. His play Dylan Went Electric enjoyed a world premiere at Miners Alley Playhouse in 2014, and Broken Daughters premiered at MadLab Theatre and Gallery in Columbus, Ohio in 2015. Josh has been an instructor for young playwrights with Curious New Voices since 2008, teaches play writing workshops in high schools for Denver Center Theatre Company, and is the first Colorado Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America.