William Mittler is an adjunct theater professor here at Mt SAC, as well as Chaffey College, Fullerton College and Riverside Community College. He has his B.A. and M.F.A. in theatre arts from UCLA, with an emphasis in playwriting.
He has had over 20 of his original works produced including; Snow Angels, Witches Roommates and Lovers, So Alone, A World in Love, Gratuitous, Ticklepants, Decadence, Paradise, Forever, The Demon, and Mother's Daughter. He was awarded a grant from California Council for the Humanities in 2006 for his production of Tales from the Canyons, The Olinda Story, at the Curtis Theatre in Brea. Other awards include Anita and Everette Farnsworth Scholarship, Fullerton College, 1993; Best Ensemble, Ticklepants, OC Weekly, 1998; Playwright of the year, OC Weekly, 2001; Best Director, OC Register, 2001; Best Play, So Alone, OC Register, 2001; James Pendleton Foundation Award, UCLA, 2003; and the Marianne Murphy Award, UCLA, 2003.
Besides being an award winning playwright and director, William is a light designer, stage carpenter, and actor. He was last seen on the stage in 2007 as Claudius, in Hamlet.