Kristine M. Reyes is a playwright raised and based in New York City. She is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Goucher College, where she received a BA in English with a Concentration in Writing in 2002.
Kristine’s work has been performed in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has been presented by Primary Stages, the One-Minute Play Festival, The Bechdel Project and CAPSLOCK Theatre, among others. Her plays include the full-lengths Queen for a Day (Diverse City Theater Company’s First Draft Fellowship), Stage/Mother, Lily in Love (Queens Theatre’s New American Voices Reading Series; Mission to (dit)Mars Launch Pad Reading Series), and Eggs on Ice (2017 Cherry Lane Mentor Project nomination); 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 Ready, Aim…Fire! (ESPA at Primary Stages; Disney/ABC Talent Showcase), Balikbayan Birthday (Leviathan Lab), Sunday Surprise (A-Squared Theatre Workshop) and Puppy Love (Bindlestiff Studio).
Kristine was a 2014-15 Dramatists Guild Fellow. She is a Playwright Associate at Diverse City Theater Company and a 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 Winter Miller, Chris Burney, Tanya Barfield, Sheri Wilner, Heidi Schreck 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 sweet little girl.
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