Kristin Idaszak is a playwright, ecodramaturg, and cultural critic whose recent work focuses on the intersection of climate change, gender, and chronic illness.
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 Playwriting Fellow at the Goodman Theatre where she was also a member of the Goodman Playwrights Unit. Idaszak has received commissions from EST/The Sloan Foundation, Cleveland Play House, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, and others. 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 reviewer at Rescripted and teaches at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Northwestern University. MFA: UC San Diego. kristinidaszak.com