Kristin Idaszak is a playwright, dramaturg, and producer whose recent work focuses on the intersection of gender, queerness, and climate change.
Kristin Idaszak, a two-time Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellow, has received the Kennedy Center’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award and the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award. She was the Shank Playwright in Residence at the Goodman Theatre and a member of the 2017-2018 Goodman Playwrights Unit. Idaszak has received commissions from EST/The Sloan Foundation, Cleveland Play House, and Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. She was the Kennedy Center Fellow at the Sundance Theatre Lab. Idaszak is the Artistic Director of Cloudgate Theatre and previously served as Associate Artistic Director/Literary Manager of Caffeine Theatre and Associate Artistic Director of Collaboraction. Idaszak is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists and teaches at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Northwestern University. MFA: UC San Diego. kristinidaszak.com