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A.J. DeLauder is ecstatic to be returning for his ninth season at TOTL! As an actor, A.J. has appeared in such roles as Henry Drummond in Inherit the Wind, Pap in Mabel’s Story, Vice Principle Paunch in Spelling Bee, and many others. In addition to acting, A.J. is an award-winning playwright whose work has been produced and developed in a dozen states. His first play, Gracefully Ending, won the 2016 AACT NewPlayFest and was published by Dramatic Publishing. A.J. holds an MFA in Writing for Stage and Screen from the New Hampshire Institute of Art and a BA in English from UMUC. A.J.’s side-hustles include working as an adjunct faculty member at Frostburg State University and a writing tutor at Allegany College of Maryland. He wishes to thank his wonderful wife, Leah, for being his adventuring partner, and their two little boys, Miles and Oliver, for reminding him to stop and appreciate the birds, dragons, and dinosaurs in life. Website:

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