William Katt (writer/director/actor) First appearing with the Tony Award winning South Coast Repertory in 1969, Katt continued in the theatre and has worked many times at such prestigious venues as the Mark Taper Forum, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, as well as staring in productions at The Phoenix Repertory in New York and The George Street Playhouse in New Jersey, among other east coast venues. A personal favorite in his theatre career perhaps was Pippin for video, directed by Bob Fosse. He has more recently shared the stage at ACT in Seattle for The Education of Randy Newman and starred in a world premiere of Bicoastal Woman at the Pasadena Playhouse in L.A. Well known for his work in television and film in such productions as “Carrie’, “Big Wednesday”, and “House”, among many other film and TV projects, but most noticeably his performances in “Greatest American Hero” and “The Perry Mason Specials”. Majoring in Music Theory and Composition in college, he minored in English and started writing in the early ’70s. He is a published musician as well as having three screenplays produced. His play Rachel and Julio was recently co-produced at the Broward Center for Performing Arts in Florida. Katt is an alumni of the West Coast Director’s Lab. The first feature film he directed was “The Clean and Narrow”, which was picked up by HBO and Showtime in 2000. He is grateful that his second film “The Rivers End” participated at the Houston Film Festival ’05 and received one of the top prizes. Partnering again with producer Glen Stevens of “The Rivers End” – he and Katt are currently in development on their next family adventure film, “Pegasus”. Katt developed his new musical Mason with dramaturge Che'Rae Adams at LAWC.