Will is Associate Professor in Drama and the College Research Theme Leader in Creativity at Flinders University in Adelaide. He has held academic posts at Monash University, California State University San Bernardino, the University of Waikato, and the National University of Singapore. Author of "Places for Happiness: Community, Self, and Performance in the Philippines" (University of Hawai'i Press, 2016) and "Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore" (Wesleyan 2001), his research focuses Asian self-representation at World's Fairs, community-based performance in the Philippines, and international festivals. He is former Artistic Director of Diversionary Theatre, one of America's oldest and most acclaimed LGBTI companies, and in 1998, with Cristian Pilditch, he co-founded the FUEL Festival of New Zealand Theatre. His theatre degrees are from the University of Texas at Austin and San Diego State University, and he is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.