DERON S. WILLIAMS (Dramaturg) is a freelance dramaturg and director based in Chicago who is excited to return to TimeLine, where he previously worked on Trouble in Mind and Boulevard of Bold Dreams. Other dramaturgical credits include Without a Formal Declaration of War, Annelies, and Organized Chaos (Great Plains Theatre Conference), and Toni Stone (Goodman). He is also an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Loyola University Chicago and serves as the department’s dramaturgy mentor. DeRon is a proud member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). For more, visit