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Kirsten J. Childs

Adjunct Assistant Professor; Adjunct Instructor

Courses
Musical Theatre Writing Workshop

Biography
The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Playwrights Horizons) Obie, Kleban, Audelco, Richard Rodgers and Gilman Gonzalez-Falla awards; Rockefeller and Jonathan Larson Grants; Lucille Lortel, NAACP nominations, Drama Desk nominations. Funked Up Fairy Tales (Barrington Stage Company, Sundance White Oak, Sundance at BAM, Manhattan Theatre Club). The Princess And The Black Eyed Pea (San Diego Repertory Theater) NAACP nominations. Miracle Brothers (Vineyard Theatre) NEA, Larson grants, Meet The Composer and Kitty Carlisle Hart Musical Theatre awards, Sundance Ucross. American Songbook series, Lincoln Center. PBS’s new Electric Company (songwriter). Sesame Street Workshop (writer). Disney’s Believe (Disney Theatricals), book, original song. House Of Flowers (adaptation) City Center Encores! Wasted George Street Playhouse. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie (Amazing Grace) Theatreworks/USA. Guggenheim Museum Works & Process text setting of works by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon and NEA chairman/poet Dana Gioia. Music design, Doris to Darlene (Playwrights Horizons). Songwriter for Dianne Reeves (with Grammy winner Billy Childs). Projects-in-progress: Playwrights Horizons commission with Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage & Steve Cosson (The Civilians). Projects with Charles Randolph-Wright and Walter Mosley.