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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  • DGF Elects New Vice President Kevin Hager

    The Dramatists Guild Fund Board of Directors is proud to announce it has just elected Kevin Hager to be its new Vice President. Mr. Hager is the Managing Director of and Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

  • 2017-18 Fellows Applications Extended

    The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O’Keefe, and Diana Son announce applications for the 2017-18 Dramatists Guild Fellows Program are now open and encourage playwrights, composers and lyricists to apply.

  • Traveling Master Caridad Svich Comes to Virginia

    Caridad Svich (12 Ophelias, Magnificent Waste) leads a post-show Q&A of Blood Wedding at Mary Baldwin University (301 Deming Drive, Bottom Floor, Deming Fine Arts Center, Staunton, VA) on February 18 at 9:30 PM as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund’s Traveling Masters Program.

  • Steve Yockey kicks off DGF’s Traveling Masters Program in 2017

    Steve Yockey (Very Still & Hard to See, Blackberry Winter) joins the Dramatists Guild Fund’s Traveling Masters Program to work with student writers and offer feedback on their plays at Mesa Community College on February 16 & 17, during the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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