Trey Lyford is a theater artist and co-artistic director, with Pew Fellow Geoff Sobelle, of physical theater company rainpan 43, for which he has co-created works such as all wear bowlers (2005 Drama Desk Nomination, Innovative Theatre Award) and the Center-funded Elephant Room (2011). Lyford also develops and produces works as an individual artist and as an associate artist with the Obie Award-winning company The Civilians. His work has been presented at Center Theatre Group, St. Ann’s Warehouse, HERE Arts Center, Arena Stage, ATL’s Humana Festival, FringeArts, and La Jolla Playhouse, among others. Lyford holds an MFA from the University of California, San Diego. He has been honored with a Princess Grace Award and has received support from New York State Council on the Arts, Creative Capital, and New England Foundation for the Arts. In 2017, he received Center support to present The Accountant, a visual theater work telling the story of a life remembered and the frailty of human experience.