Profile: Christina Anderson

Christina Anderson is an American playwright She is best known for her plays Good Goods and Inked Baby.

Life and career

Born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, Anderson obtained her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a Master of Fine Arts in the Yale School of Drama’s Playwriting Program. While at Yale, she was lectured by Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright Paula Vogel.

Anderson has been a playwright in residence at various institutions, including the New Dramatists and Epic Theatre Ensemble. Additionally Anderson is an active member of the DNAWORKS Ensemble. At the Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis she served as a Core Writer.

The American Theatre Magazine named Anderson one of fifteen up-and-coming artists “whose work will be transforming America’s stages for decades to come”.

Anderson debuted Off-Broadway in 2009 with her play Inked Baby.

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