Artist Bios

Kat Zukaitis

Kat Zukaitis

(Bio as of November 2021)

Kat Zukaitis (Dramaturg) Chicago new play dramaturgy credits include How to Defend YourselfThe First Deep Breath and Dhaba on Devon Avenue (Victory Gardens Theater); Ironbound (Steppenwolf First Look); Plastic Revolution (New Coordinates Theatre); and Byhalia, Mississippi (Definition Theatre, New Coordinates Theatre). She is the Literary Manager and co-curator of the Ignite Chicago series at Victory Gardens Theater and was the Literary Associate and Pacific Playwrights Festival Associate at South Coast Repertory from 2015-19. She trained at Steppenwolf Theatre and Actors Theatre of Louisville and she holds a B.A. from Haverford College and an M.A. from Yale Divinity School. She is a proud member of LMDA. 

With Goodman Theatre

  • Nightwatch Nightwatch
    New Stages 2021
    Play by Max Yu
    Directed by Chay Yew