BEHIND THE PEN
Aaron Randolph III is an award winning playwright, composer and actor. His works range from light-hearted children's musicals to provocative adult comedies and thrilling contemporary dramas. Aaron studied theatre and music at St Ambrose University, where his plays and compositions premiered on the school's main stage. Aaron's work as both a playwright and composer challenges and delights audiences with its ingeneous construction, raw emotion and stylistic diversity.
Most recently, Aaron's new one act play, Area 51 was performed at the Minnesota Fringe Festival in August of 2015. Earlier that same year, his stirring war drama, A Green River, under the direction of of five time Tony nominated director Philip Wm. McKinley, was invited to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The piece was performed at the historic Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee In January. In 2013, his children's musical, Dakota Jones and the Search for Atlantis recieved its Chicago premier at the Beverly Arts Center.
Next up for Aaron, he has been commissioned by the QC Theatre Workshop to write a new play exploring human trafficking, which will premiere in the spring of 2017. Aaron currently lives in Davenport, Iowa with his wife Lisa and their two children.