Kristine M. Reyes (she/her) is a playwright raised and based in New York City (the unceded territory of the Lenape). She is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Goucher College.
Kristine’s work has been performed in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Her plays include the full-lengths Eggs on Ice (Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project Nominee; The O’Neill National Playwrights Conference Semifinalist), Lily in Love (Queens Theatre’s New American Voices Reading Series; Mission to (dit)Mars Launch Pad Reading Series), and Queen for a Day (Diverse City Theater Company’s First Draft Fellowship); the one-acts Quarter Century Baby, Something Blue (both produced by DCT), and Lola Luning’s First Steps (commissioned and produced by Women of Color Productions); and the ten-minute plays The Grandmothers (Tonya Pinkins’ Truth and Reconciliation of Womyn), Ready, Aim…Fire! (ESPA at Primary Stages; Disney/ABC Talent Showcase), Balikbayan Birthday (Leviathan Lab) and Puppy Love (Bindlestiff Studio).
Kristine was a 2014-15 Dramatists Guild Fellow and a former Writer-in-Residence at Mission to (dit)Mars. She has studied with Curt Dempster, Romulus Linney and Edward Allan Baker at Ensemble Studio Theatre. In 2012, she was a Mary Louise Rockwell Scholar at The Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA) at Primary Stages, where she has studied with Chris Burney, Tanya Barfield, Sheri Wilner, Heidi Schreck, Winter Miller and Kara Lee Corthron. She has also contributed as a guest blogger on Howlround.
Kristine is a proud Filipina American New Yorker. She grew up in Lower Manhattan and now happily lives in Astoria, Queens with her photographer husband and young daughter, whose creativity inspires her every day.
Affiliations & Links
Member, Dramatists Guild of America
Read my plays on the New Play Exchange
Purchase my monologues on Performer Stuff
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All photos by Jason DeCrow, unless otherwise noted.