Katelynn Kenney

KATELYNN KENNEY (she/her) is a disabled, queer Filipina American writer, director, performer, and teacher who develops work for the stage, screen, audio, and games. Her plays have been produced and developed by Clubbed Thumb, The Tank, Primary Stages’ ESPA, the Skeleton Rep, FEAST at Under St. Marks, the Baltimore Asian Pasifika Arts Collective, Prospect Theater Company, and others. Kenney was a finalist for the 2021 Sundance Uprise Grant and was awarded a 2021 Ma-Yi Micro Grant. She was a member of the ’22-’23 Clubbed Thumb Early Career Writers Group and is in the ‘23-’25 New Georges Jam. She is currently freelancing and GM-ing for a local game shop, learning to manage her chronic illness, and researching monsters of the Philippines for her next project. Her works share a dark comedic bite and a healthy dose of magic. MFA: Brooklyn College, Playwriting. https://linktr.ee/kkenneyplays

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