Kirsten Childs

Kirsten Childs is the writer of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin(Playwrights) Obie, Kleban, Audelco, Richard Rodgers and Gilman Gonzalez-Falla awards; Rockefeller and Jonathan Larson Grants; Lucille Lortel, NAACP nominations, Drama Desk nominations. Fly, a musical with playwright Rajiv Joseph and composer Bill Sherman (Dallas Theatre Center). Miracle Brothers (Vineyard) NEA, Larson grants, Meet The Composer and Kitty Carlisle Hart Musical Theatre awards, Sundance Ucross. Funked Up Fairy Tales (Barrington, Sundance, MTC, NAMT, Depot Theatre). Wishes – book, and Believe – book, original song (Disney Theatricals/Disney Cruise Lines). American Songbook series (Lincoln Center). New Electric Company (songwriter). House Of Flowers(adaptation) City Center Encores! The Princess And The Black Eyed Pea (San Diego Rep). Wasted (George Street). If You Give A Mouse A Cookie [Amazing Grace] (Theatreworks/USA). Guggenheim Museum Works & Process classical compositions (poet Paul Muldoon and NEA chairman/poet Dana Gioia). Music design, Doris to Darlene (Playwrights). Playwrights Horizons commission with playwright Lynn Nottage & Steve Cosson (The Civilians). Dramatists Guild Council, Dramatists Guild Fund. Professor, Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, Tisch School Of The Arts, NYU. Theatre Development Fund Open Doors Mentor

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