Sunil Kuruvilla has developed his plays at various places including New York Theatre Workshop, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Sundance Institute. He has received commissions from the Joseph Papp Public Theater, The Wilma Theatre, and South Coast Repertory. He has written screenplays for Showtime and CTV. Former instructors include Alistair MacLeod, Anthony Minghella, and Mac Wellman. The Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council have steadily supported his work. Mr. Kuruvilla has a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Windsor and a master's degree in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. His favorite food is corn-on-the-cob, generously buttered, lightly salted.