Cristina Luzárraga is a playwright from New Jersey whose dark comedies tend to feature unruly women and an exploration of the grotesque and uncanny. Her plays include Critical Distance, Millennialville, Havana Syndrome, and La Mujer Barbuda (2018 Screencraft Stage Play Winner and Princess Grace Award Finalist). An alum of The Second City Conservatory in Chicago and Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood collective, she is a 2019-2020 Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis where she currently resides. Her work has been developed with Playmakers Repertory Company, Teatro LATEA, Tantrum Theater, IATI Theater, The New Colony, and Chicago Dramatists, and her short plays are published in anthologies by Smith and Kraus. She holds a BA from Princeton and an MFA from Ohio University.
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