Artist Bio

Kristin Idaszak

(Bio as of February 2018)

Kristin Idaszak is a Chicago-based playwright, dramaturg and theater artist. A two-time Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellow, she is ?currently the ?Shank Playwright in Residence at the Goodman and is a member of the 2017/2018 Goodman Playwrights Unit. She has received the Kennedy Center’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award and the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award. ??Her play Another Jungle ?received an honorable mention for the Relentless Award and will ?have its world pr?e?m?i?ere this sp?r?ing with Cloudgate Theatre and ?T?he Syndicate. ?As a dramaturg, she has worked with Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Playwrights Center and numerous others. ?Previously, she served as associate artistic director/literary manager of Caffeine Theatre and Associate Artistic Director of Collaboraction. She received her MFA from University of California, San Diego.