C.S. Hanson is a playwright with Off-Broadway and regional credits. In NYC, Hanson's plays have been produced at the Cherry Lane, Theater for the New City, Working Theater, The Brick, Metropolitan Playhouse, Estrogenius, among others. Her plays have been in International Fringe Festivals in Montreal and NYC. Plays have been developed at The Lark, Nancy Manocherian's the cell, Lake George Theater Lab, EST, LaMaMa, Abingdon Theatre, Naked Angels, and NJ Rep. Hanson's short play STALK ME, BABY has been produced at universities and colleges throughout the US and globally.
Highlights of 2023: Hanson received a commission from Kathleen McGee Treat to write a play about three corporate women which became the dark comedy BRING YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF TO WORK DAY. It had its first reading with The Bechdel Group in May 2023. DAKOTA DU NORD had a reading Off-Broadway at Playhouse 46, directed by Lisa Milinazzo. The play has been developed by Nancy Manocherian's the cell during an artist residency with a reading directed by Kira Simring.
In 2021, Hanson received a commission from Working Theatre and Nomad Theatrical to write for the outdoor, immersive theatrical production BUTTERFLY EFFECT NYC (produced in Hell's Kitchen, NYC). That year, also for Nomad Theatrical, she wrote the microfilm MY POST-PRODUCTION WORLD.
Her plays have been published by Smith and Kraus and by Applause Cinema and Books. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Honor Roll, and NY Women in Film and TV.