Kia Corthron
Affiliated Writer
New York, NY
Biography

Kia Corthron’s plays have been produced in New York by Playwrights Horizons, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Atlantic Theater Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, and American Place; in London by the Royal Court Theatre and Donmar Warehouse; and regionally by Minneapolis’ Children’s Theatre, ATL/Humana, Mark Taper Forum, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Yale Rep, Huntington, NY Stage & Film, Baltimore's Center Stage, Goodman, Hartford Stage; and elsewhere. Lee Reynolds Award, Bellagio Residency (Italy), Dora Maar Residency (France), MacDowell Colony, Siena Arts Visiting Artist (Italy), Playwrights’ Center’s McKnight National Residency, Wachtmeister Award, Columbia/Goodman Fellowship, MacLean Foundation Award, Daryl Roth Creative Spirit Award, Fadiman, NEA, Kennedy Center Fund, New Professional Theatre Award, Callaway; and in television Writers Guild and Edgar Allan Poe awards for The Wire. Dramatists Guild Council, New Dramatists alumnus.