Kristen Palmer

DEPARTURES

For Cara and Andrew it is the end of summer, the end of college, and the beginning of everything else but first they must say goodbye.

HUMAN 2.0 PART 3

Short plays by Sol Crespo, Aja Houston, Jeff Lewonczyk, Kristen Palmer, and Isaiah Tanenbaum that consider how humankind's senses might evolve and change in the future.

LOCAL STORY

D’lady returns home after years of wandering and expects everyone to greet her with open arms, instead her arrival is met with closed doors and accusations and she must figure out where she fits in the new landscape.

THE STRAY DOG

A play obsessed with the great Russian poet Anna Akhmatova and dedicated to any who dare endure in the folly and the imperative that is art.

KRISTEN PALMER’s plays have been produced and presented in New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, and elsewhere. These include, Things You Can Do, 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, a Jerome Fellow, and a Dramatist Guild Fellow. 

She is a graduate of Bretton Hall College in Yorkshire, England where she received a first class BA (hons) in Dramatic Arts and holds an MA from NYU’s Gallatin School and 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 programs and directed devised projects and productions with young people in schools, prisons and community based outreach programs around the country for over 20 years and is currently Artistic Director of Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown, CT.