Trista Baldwin's recent productions include American Sexy (The Flea), Sand (Women's Project), Doe (Santiago a Mil Festival, Chile), Patty Red Pants (Live Girls!) and Chicks With Dicks (Bricolage). A recipient of two Jerome Fellowships and a McKnight Advancement Grant, Trista Baldwin's work has been developed and produced by companies including The Guthrie, Women's Project, The Lark, New Georges, Bay Area Playwrights' Foundation, The New Theatre Group, The Production Company, Perishable Theater, Hypothetical Theatre Company, La Mama, HERE, Urban Stages, Synchronicity, Eternal Spiral Project, The Red Eye, Bloomington Playwrights' Project, Circle X, The Empty Space Theatre and National New Play Network. Film work includes Climbing Trees (Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival), New Girl (The Directors), and Side Effects (Raw Impressions).
In development is Mesujika Doe, a bi-lingual, cross cultural piece created collaboratively with Tokyo theatre artist Shirotama Hitsujiya of Yubiwa Hotel. Workshops of Mesujika Doe have been presented by Saison's Morishta studios in Tokyo, Japan and The Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis.
Her latest play Angel Fat has had readings at the Playwrights' Center and the Lark New Play Development Center.
A native of the woods of Washington State, and sometime-New Yorker, she currently makes her home in Minneapolis, where she teaches playwriting and screenwriting at St. Cloud State University, is a co-founder of the Workhaus Collective, and a Core Writer of The Playwrights Center. Her work is published by Heinemann and Playscripts.