Wayne Harrel is a published, award-winning playwright, lyricist, and scriptwriter. His most recent theatrical works are Jaffa Gate (2017 Northwest Theatre Workshop), Remme’s Run (CoHo Theatre 2015), and the musicals Buried Fire and Just This One (2016 and 2017 Fertile Ground Festivals). In the corporate and educational world, he’s written hundreds of videos, speeches and presentations for clients ranging from Adidas and Daimler to Swedish Medical Center and the Bonneville Power Administration to McDougall Littell and the Oregon Symphony Orchestra. He is a 2-time Oregon Book Award finalist, best-play winner at TADA Theatre of New York and the Denver Ensemble Theatre, and a member of the Dramatists Guild, Nautilus New Music Theatre Workshop and Act One Writers Program of Hollywood. Wayne also tours internationally as a storyteller with the Sacred Art of Living Center. Most days, though, you’ll find him with his wife in their blue house among tall trees in Portland, Oregon.