KRISTEN PALMER’s plays have been produced and presented in New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, and elsewhere. These include, Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest, Westward Mutations, Local Story, Departures,The Stray Dog, All the Girls Love Bobby Kennedy and The Heart In Your Chest. She is an alumna of the Women’s Project Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and has been a William Inge Playwright in Residence, Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Playwright’s Conference, Jerome Fellow, and Dramatist Guild Fellow. She is a New Georges associate artist, and spent her 20s making theater as a company member of Printer’s Devil Theatre in Seattle.
She is a graduate of Bretton Hall College in Yorkshire, England and holds an MFA from Hunter College where she studied with Tina Howe and Mark Bly and won both the Zarkower and Goldberg Prizes. She has created theater and directed youth driven projects with young people in schools, prisons and community based outreach programs around the country and is currently Artistic Director of Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown, CT.
Things You Can Do — Live Girls!/ACT (SEATTLE) JULY 2016
Once Upon A Bride There Was A Forest — FLUX Theater (NYC)
The Stray Dog — Cino Nights, Rising Pheonix Rep (NYC)
Departures — Blue Coyote (NYC)
Local Story — Overlap (NYC)