Krista Knight
Affiliated Writer
New York, NY
Biography

Krista's work includes KIRK AT THE SF AIRPORT HYATT (Vineyard workshop, Playwrights Foundation of SF), BAJA SELKIE (Williamstown Theatre Festival, New Georges, Dutch Kills), PRIMAL PLAY (New Georges, Playwrights Center of MN), SALAMANDER LEVIATHAN (Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, Ars Nova ANT FEST, Fingerlakes Musical Theatre Festival, Inkwell, KCACTF Musical Theatre Award from the Kennedy Center), CLEMENTINE AND THE CYBER DUCKS (The Assembly, Hangar Theatre, Inkwell), PHANTOM BAND (The Claque, Walden Theatre, Voice and Vision, Dixon Place), ANAEROBIC RESPIRATION (Playwrights Center of SF, NYC Fringe Festival), and UN-HINGED (Wily West, Playhouse Creatures, WordBRIDGE), among others. Commissions include a new musical with Dave Malloy for YMTC, The Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, Case Western Biomedical Engineering Department, The Assembly, and Live Girls!. Krista has been in Residence at La Napoule Art Foundation, UCROSS, Yaddo, and MacDowell. BA: Brown University. MA: Performance Studies from NYU. MFA Playwriting: UC San Diego. Page 73 Playwriting Fellow (2007). Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Vineyard Theatre (2011-2012). Winner of the 2016 Heideman Award. Alum of EST’s Youngblood, TerraNova Groundbreakers, Page 73’s Interstate 73, and Civilians R&D Lab, and member of New Georges JAM. She is a current Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Fellow at Juilliard.