Brendon Votipka is a playwright, director, and educator who was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado. His first play, Common Ground, was a International Thespian Playworks Award winner and is published by Playscripts, Inc. He holds a BA in Theatre Directing from Muhlenberg College and is an MFA candidate in Playwriting at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. His plays have been performed at the academic, amateur, and professional level. Produced one-act plays include Serpentine, Dina's Tattoo; When the World Doesn't End, and Czech Girls! Full-length works include Animal; Reflect My Body; and Nathan's Secret Girlfriend: A Christmas Play.
Mr. Votipka proudly served as the 2009-10 Artist in Residence at The Institute for Jewish Christian Understanding in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he wrote and directed Face Forward, an interview-based play about adolescence in Nazi Germany.