Kate Cortesi

Resident Playwright

2016 -- 2023

KATE CORTESI is a Boston and Brooklyn-based playwright from Washington, D.C. Her plays include One More Less (2017 Relentless Award Finalist, 2017 O'Neill Conference Finalist, 2016 NYFA-award-winning submission, Playwrights Horizons New Works Lab directed by Robert O'Hara), A Patron of the Arts (2018 Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project, mentored by Anne Washburn, directed by Mike Donahue; South Coast Rep 2016 New SCRipts Series; 2018 BAPF finalist), Great Kills (2014-2015 Princess Grace Award-winning submission, 2016 Kilroy's List, Premiere Stages 2015 New Play Festival), Is Edward Snowden Single? (2018 Dorset Theatre Festival, 2017 Colt Coeur Play Hotel), and LOVE, her take on our #metoo moment. Her work has been developed or produced at Playwrights Horizons, Cherry Lane Theatre, South Coast Rep, Colt Coeur, Primary Stages, the Dorset Theatre Festival, Ensemble Studio Theatre, terraNOVA Collective, The Lark, New Dramatists, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Premiere Stages. Kate is a proud resident of New Dramatists (2016-2023) and Colt Coeur (artistic director Adrienne Campbell-Holt). Kate has penned more than a few film and TV scripts for folks on the left coast. A short film she wrote and directed, LAZARUS, screened at film festivals around the country. She teaches writing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Riker’s Island, and lots of places in between. katecortesi.com

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  • Princess Grace Award Fellowship

    Princess Grace Award Fellowship

    The Princess Grace Award in Playwriting was created by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA in 1994 to seek out and support exceptional, emerging American playwrights. The Award provides the winning writer with a year-long residency at New Dramatists, a $7,500 stipend, and a publication opportunity with Samuel French.

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Ben Izzo at Abrams Artists Agency
ben.izzo@abramsart.com
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Harry Lengsfield at LBI
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