Timothy McCain has a BFA Theatre and an MFA Playwriting from Roosevelt University. He was a founding member of the Scan, and Goat Island Performance Group. As an actor, writer, and director, his work has been seen throughout the regional U.S. and Europe. He has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council, the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Community Arts Program, and British Arts Council Grant for his work in theatre/performance and playwriting. His theatre process has been written about in The Drama Review, Theatre Journal, and The Analysis of Performance Art.