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Ellen Koivisto

playwright, director, teacher, carbon-based lifeform

Ellen Koivisto is an award-winning playwright who co-founded Theatre Artist’s Conspiracy, ran the TAC Limelight Playwriting workshop and was associate program director of The Scene Shop in San Francisco, co-produced the Bay Area Shakespeare Marathon, and is a 2010 Directors’ Lab West alumni.  She taught science (chemistry, astronomy, physics, biology, marine biology, and environmental science) for 30 years, and has been an environmental activist since elementary school.  Ellen Koivisto is a member of Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., Playground, and the New Play Exchange.