Maggie Yates is a writer, editor, and theatre artist. She has a BA in theatre and performance studies from UC Berkeley and an MFA in writing from the University of San Francisco. She works for Out of the Box Theatre Company in Santa Barbara and previously worked with The Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage in Berkeley. She is an editor at Rocky Nook Inc., a Santa Barbara-based publishing company. She is a theatre critic and arts promotional writer for BroadwayWorld.com and the Santa Barbara Independent.