Ian Walker is a San Francisco playwright, actor, director, and producer. Winner of the International Larry Corse Prize, the John Golden Prize , and a Bay One-Acts Festival Award for Best Play, he has worked as a theatre artist in the Bay Area for the past 21 years. In 1998, The Actor's Collective produced the world premiere of Mr. Walker's first play, Killing Time, at the Exit Theatre in San Francisco. During the same year, his screenplay, Under a White Paradise, was purchased by Idyllwild Productions, Inc., an independent film company. Subsequent plays have been performed by The Actor's Collective, Second Wind Productions, Luna Stage, Columbus University, Three Wise Monkeys, Theatre Inspirato (Toronto), and The Pear Avenue Theatre among others. He is recipient of a Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Sound Design for his work on TheatreWork's Blues for an Alabama Sky, as well as three Best of Fringe, San Francisco, awards. His original plays include Meadowland, Black Lies, Vigilance, Ghost in the Light, The Stone Trilogy, A Beautiful Home for the Incurable, and The Gravedigger's Tango.
Ian Walker's John Golden Prize wining play, Vigilance , is currently in rehearsals at Second Wind Productions. It opens February 3rd, 2012, with an all-star cast including Stephen Muterspaugh, Kim Stephenson, Mike Newman, and Natalie Palan Walker.
The San Francisco Examiner raves over the recent production of The Gravedigger's Tango, the West Coast Premiere of his international prize winning play. Read the review here .