KRISTIN IDASZAK (she/her/they/them) is a two-time Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellow and the former Shank Playwriting Fellow at the Goodman Theatre. Kristin has received commissions from the Goodman, EST/the Sloan Foundation, Cleveland Play House, and St. Louis Shakespeare Festival. Her play SECOND SKIN received the Kennedy Center’s Paula Vogel Playwriting Award and the Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award, and ANOTHER JUNGLE was a Relentless Award Honorable Mention. Kristin was the Kennedy Center Fellow at the Sundance Theatre Lab. Her work has been seen at or developed through the Goodman Theatre, The Playwrights’ Center, La Jolla Playhouse’s WoW Festival, SPACE at Ryder Farm, Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Directing Studio, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Drama League, Pasadena Playhouse, Circle X, Rivendell Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, and Perishable Theatre, among others. Her work has also received support from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Kristin is the Artistic Director of Cloudgate, a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, adjunct faculty at The Theatre School at DePaul University and Northwestern University, and received an MFA from the University of California, San Diego. For more information, visit