(Playwright / Performer) Previous work includes: solo performances Managed Care (1998) and Curb Appeal (2000), produced at the Hyde Park Theatre in Austin, Perfect Pitch (Austin Music Hall, 2001) and his play Millennium Bug (Hyde Park Theatre, 1999). American Fiesta won the American Theatre Critics Association 2006 “Osborn Award” for Best Play by an Emerging Playwright. Mr. Tomlinson is the Director of Curriculum at the Acton School of Business and teaches economics and theology at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. He coaches Fortune 500 executives on communication skills and strategy, is the author of three multimedia economics textbooks, and holds a Ph.D in economics from Stanford University. American Fiesta marks his New York stage debut.