Christine Evans’ work has been produced and received awards in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K. Her plays are published by Samuel French (TROJAN BARBIE); NoPassport Press (WAR PLAYS); in Theatre Forum (Issue #35), and in Smith & Kraus’ annual Best Monologues collections. Her first novel, CLOUDLESS, was released by UWA Publishing in 2015.
Selected productions include multi-award winning TROJAN BARBIE (world premiere American Repertory Theatre, 2009); YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE. (HERE Arts, NYC); CAN'T COMPLAIN (Spooky Action Theater, D.C.) WEIGHTLESS, MOTHERGUN and ALL SOULS DAY (Perishable Theatre; Actors’ Theater; Boston Theater Marathon); SLOW FALLING BIRD (Crowded Fire, San Francisco; Metro Arts, Brisbane; Darwin Theatre Company), FISHBOWL (Red Fern, “30+ NYC” and Boston Theater Marathon); MY VICIOUS ANGEL, (Belvoir St. Theatre; Adelaide International Festival, Australia; A.B.C. Radio Drama, Sydney), and PUSSY BOY (Belvoir St. Downstairs). Ms. Evans' plays have been read or work-shopped at Arts Above, Leicester Square, the Young Vic and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London; the Bay Area Playwrights’ Festival, the hotINK Festival of New Plays, Synchronicity Theatre, Playwrights’ Theatre of New Jersey, Trinity Rep, the Irish Rep (NYC), Cutting Ball’s “Risk Is This” Festival, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, the Process Series at UNC Chapel Hill, the Z Space, the Playwrights’ Center and elsewhere.
Honors include an Australia Council New Work Award to develop YOU ARE DEAD. YOU ARE HERE., the Rockefeller Center Bellagio Residency Award, a Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship, a Fulbright Award in Visual and Performing Arts, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Playwriting Fellowship Award (2013 and 2009) and Merit Award (2011); two Perishable Theatre Women’s Playwriting Competition awards, Yaddo and MacDowell Colony Fellowships, the Rella Lossy Playwriting Award, the Monash National Play Award (Australia), the 2007 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, the “Plays for the 21st Century Award” and the Weston Prize for Dramatic Writing.
Christine is an Associate Professor of Performing Arts at Georgetown University. She was a 2012-15 Core Member of the Playwrights’ Center, a 2011 O’Neill Finalist, a Resident Artist at HERE Arts (NY), and is a Women’s Project Playwrights’ Lab Alum. She holds an M.F.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University and taught playwriting at Harvard from 2007-12.