Katie Bender
Affiliated Writer
Austin, TX

Katie Bender is a playwright, performer and teacher. Her plays include Still Now, The Fault, One Night Only and an immersive adaption of Alice in Wonderland, she co­created with Underbelly. Her work has been developed with The New Harmony Project, Kitchen Dog, The Orchard Project, Shrewd Productions and ZACH Theatre. She is a co­creator of Underbelly, with whom she’s been a guest artist at New Victory Theatre. Nominated for The Kilroys and a finalist for the inaugural Shakespeare’s Sister Fellowship, she has her B.F.A from New York University and her M.F.A. from The University of Texas.



Alley All New Festival 2020 featured affiliated writer Katie Bender's play SURVIOR, AN ALAMO PLAY. During Katie's Jerome Fellowship, the Playwrights' Center had the honor to workshop this amazing play.

The Survivors/Los Sobrevivientes will be developed at UCSB's LaunchPad reading series in September 2018.