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Christine Evans

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Christine Evans’ work has been produced, published and awarded in the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Her plays are published by Samuel French (Trojan Barbie), in Theatre Forum (Issue #35), and Smith & Kraus. War Plays, an anthology of her plays on that theme, was published by NoPassport Press in 2011.

Productions include multi-award winning Trojan Barbie (American Repertory Theatre, 2009; Playbox Theatre, U.K. 2011; Charing Cross Theatre, 2011); Weightless, Mothergun and All Souls’ Day (Perishable Theatre; Actors’ Theater; Boston Theater Marathon); Slow Falling Bird (Crowded Fire, San Francisco; Metro Arts, Brisbane), Fishbowl (Red Fern, “30+ NYC” and Boston Theater Marathon); My Vicious Angel (Belvoir St. Theatre; Adelaide International Festival, Australia; A.B.C. Radio Drama, Sydney) and Pussy Boy (Belvoir St. Downstairs). Evans’ plays have been read or workshopped at the Young Vic and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London; the Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival, the hotINK Festival of New Plays, Synchronicity Theatre, Playwrights’ Theatre of New Jersey, Trinity Repertory Theatre, the Irish Repertory Theatre (NYC), Cutting Ball’s “Risk Is This” Festival, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, the Process Series at UNC Chapel Hill, the Z Space, and elsewhere.

Honors include an Australia Council New Work Award ($50,000) to develop You Are Dead. You Are Here., the Rockefeller Center Bellagio Residency Award, a Fulbright Award in Visual and Performing Arts, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Playwriting Fellowship Award (2009) and Merit Award (2011); two Perishable Theatre Women’s Playwriting Competition awards, two MacDowell Colony Fellowships, the Rella Lossy Playwriting Award, the 2007 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, the “Plays for the 21st Century Award” and the Weston Prize for Dramatic Writing. Christine is a 2011 Resident Artist at HERE Arts (NY), and a Women’s Project Playwrights’ Lab Alum. She holds an M.F.A. and Ph.D. from Brown.  She held a five-year position as Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English at Harvard University from 2007-12 and in 2012, joined Georgetown University as Assistant Professor in Performing Arts. www.christine-evans-playwright.com

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