Kyle John Schmidt (Playwright) is a writer from Montezuma, Iowa. His plays have been produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville (Take 10 Apprentice Showcase and the Humana Festival), Crashbox Theatre, the Kid Magicians, Play-in-a-Bar, the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, University of Texas New Theatre, and the David Mark Cohen New Works Festival. His full-length plays have received readings at Capital Stage, Stage West, and Nashville Repertory Theatre, and have been finalists for the Humana Festival, PlayPenn, the Lark’s Playwrights’ Week, and the Princess Grace Award. Furthermore, Kyle was co-winner of the 2010 Heideman Award and is a former member of the Ingram New Play Lab. He received his MFA from the Michener Center for Writers.