Kirsten Childs wrote The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Miracle Brothers (Vineyard Theatre), Fly (with Rajiv Joseph and Bill Sherman), and Funked Up Fairy Tales. She recently collaborated with Charlayne Woodard on the musical Grace for Inner Voices: Solo Musicals. She is a professor in NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, a member of both the Dramatists Guild Council and the Dramatists Guild Fund, and is proud to be a mentor in Theatre Development Fund’s Open Doors program.
Council Member, Dramatists Guild of America
For her work she has received Obie, Kleban, Larson, Richard Rodgers, Audelco, and Gilman/Gonzalez-Falla awards, as well as Lortel and Drama Desk nominations. Kirsten has written for Disney Theatricals, the American Songbook series at Lincoln Center, the New Electric Company, Works and Process at the Guggenheim Museum and City Center Encores!.