kb saine is a director, playwright and dramaturg. her produced plays include an adaptation of the velveteen rabbit, (a play with music with original compositions by roddy barnes); a one-act rumpelstiltskin; and the full-length work read·y for right, a play about the first civil rights protest in the city of Petersburg, VA. her ten-minute play, C.O.R.I., 2nd floor, was produced this fall. she is currently writing appalachian blackface, a large-scale musical that binds the history of 20thC west virginia miners and touring blackface minstrel show performers. in addition to developing/producing a number of new, produced works with playwrights at all experience levels, her professional service includes extensive work with the Black Theatre Network (the national organization of black theatre professionals, academics, and practitioners), where she currently serves as immediate past president. she is also the host of the black theatre history podcast. additional details about kb’s full career can be found at www.kbsaine.com. many of her pays are available through the New Play Exchange.