Caity-Shea Violette
she, her, hers
Los Angeles, CA
Caity-Shea Violette is a national award-winning playwright based. More at www.caitysheaviolette.com
Biography

Caity-Shea Violette (she/her) is a playwright and screenwriter whose work explores invisible disabilities, sexuality, breaking cycles, and learning how to belong to yourself. She is a winner of the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, The Clauder Competition, Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival, Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Play Award, Susan Glaspell Playwriting Festival National Award, and National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award. Her plays include Rx Machina, Credible, Slow Jam, Reap The Grove, Gaslight Supernova, Target Behavior, The Stand, and others. Her work has been developed or presented at Portland Stage, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Reverb Theatre Arts Festival, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, and more. She has been a finalist for the Judith Ryan Playwriting Excellence Award, a semifinalist for The Lark’s Shakespeare’s Sister Fellowship, the Blue Ink Playwriting Award, SPACE at Ryder Farm Creative Residency, Atlanta Film Festial Short Screenplay Competition, a two-time semifinalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, and was a selected participant for the 2020 Academy Gold–Extensions Program. Caity-Shea holds an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University and a BFA in Theatre from University of Minnesota, Duluth.

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