Kim Peter Kovac is a consultant in theater for young audiences and new play development, as well as the co-founding director of the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices and co-founding editor of Write Local. Play Global., the international TYA playwrights network. Previously, he served as Artistic Director of Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences (where he produced some 100 new plays) as well as the Vice-President of ASSITEJ International and a board member of TYA/USA and IPAY.  He is also a poet, with over 150 pieces published in print and on-line in journals from Australia, India, Ireland, Dubai (UAE), England, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, and the USA.