Christine Whitley

Playwright

Christine Whitley’s first play The Goatwoman of Corvis County received its world premiere in 2008 at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. as the inaugural production for the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. Goatwoman was also produced by Pacific Resident Theater in Los Angeles as part of their 2010 Co-op season. In 2008, her ten-minute play Peep Show was seen Off-Off Broadway in Blue Coyote Theater Group’s evening of short plays, collectively titled “Happy Endings”. In the spring of 2010, her ten-minute play Parents & Children was produced Off-Off Broadway as a part of the Drilling Company’s short plays project “Faith”. Her second full-length play Miles Away was the winner of the first Bloomington Playwrights Project Woodward/Newman Drama Award (2010) and a semifinalist for the 2010 O’Neill Playwrights Conference. Miles Away has received productions with Bloomington Playwrights Project (2011) and Chicago’s The Side Project (2014, Jeff Recommended). Christine was a finalist for the 2014-2015 Jerome Fellowship for Emerging American Playwrights. Her most recent play Horse Thief was a semi-finalist for the 2016 Bridge Initiative's Playwright of the Year Award, a semi-finalist for the inaugural 2017 festival of the Women Playwright’s Initiative at the Ivoryton Playhouse, winner of the 2017 Playwrights First Competition and was selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Conference 2017 Play Lab. A graduate of The University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music, she is also a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher. Member Dramatists Guild.