TANYA PALMER is making her TimeLine debut with TO CATCH A FISH. Previous collaborations with playwright Brett Neveu include the world premieres of TRAITOR and PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at A Red Orchid Theatre and GAS FOR LESS at the Goodman Theatre, where Tanya is the Producer/Director of New Play Development. For the Goodman, she coordinates New Stages, the theater’s new play program, and has served as the production dramaturg on a number of plays including the world premieres of 2666 by Roberto Bolaño, adapted by Robert Falls and Seth Bockley; SMOKEFALL by Noah Haidle, THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST by Quiara Hudes; and the Pulitzer Prize–winning RUINED by Lynn Nottage. Prior to her arrival in Chicago, she served as the Director of New Play Development at Actors Theatre of Louisville, where she led the reading and selection process for the Humana Festival of New American Plays. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada; she holds an MFA degree in playwriting from York University in Toronto.