Sheila Rinear is a San Antonio-based, award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and educator. Her work has been commissioned, developed and produced throughout the United States but especially in Texas where The Playhouse San Antonio and The Classic Theatre are her artistic homes. Rinear has received commissions seven times in the past 9 years by the City of San Antonio to write and produce performance pieces for Luminaria, an international Contemporary Arts Festival. She serves The Dramatists Guild as Regional Rep for Austin-San Antonio.

To read some of Sheila's recent works, visit the New Play Exchange.