Madeline Easley

Playwright
she/her/hers

Madeline Easley (she/her) is a Wyandotte writer, artist, and fundraiser who grew up in Overland Park, KS. Born in Kansas City, MO, she is a proud citizen of the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma (Porcupine Clan) and seeks to incorporate her peoples' stories into her artistic mediums to ensure recognition and healing through authentic, vulnerable storytelling. Madeline is a 2021 First Peoples Fund Cultural Capital Fellow and a 2022 Greenhouse Playwriting Resident at SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is one of six filmmakers who premiered films (THE FEATHERED GIRL) at "WE THE PEOPLES BEFORE" at the Kennedy Center this past summer. This Fall, THE FEATHERED GIRL will show at the TCL Chinese Theatre as a featured selection of the 2022 LA SKINS FEST. Madeline has directed and performed in Off-Broadway in Native theatre works such as QUANTUM by Tara Moses (Primary Stages) and BEFORE AMERICA WAS AMERICA by DeLanna Studi (Theatre For One: DÉJÀ VU - Octopus Theatricals at Signature Theatre). Madeline has also been seen in workshops and performances with Baltimore Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse on the Park, Next Door at NYTW, NY Classical, and the Kennedy Center. Bachelor of Science - Theatre Performance - with a Minor in Writing - University of Evansville. Website: maddieeasley.com