Christina Gorman was the 2010-2011 Playwright-in-Residence at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting She was also a 2010 Fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her play AMERICAN MYTH was developed at The Public Theater, while she was a member of The Public’s inaugural Emerging Writers Group and where it was presented as part of The Public Theater’s Spotlight Series. The play received stage readings at Westport Country Playhouse as well at the hotINK International Festival, and it was named a finalist for the Princess Grace Award. Her play SPLIT WIDE OPEN has been produced at SPF in New York City and was developed with a fellowship from Ensemble Studio Theatre through its New Voices Program. The play was also named runner-up for the Princess Grace Award. JUST KNOTS was named a winner of the Samuel French Short Play Festival and is published in the Samuel French Publication Off-Off Broadway Festival Plays, 34th Series. The play has also been produced by CockEyed Optimists Theatre Company. DNA has been produced at Prospect Theatre Company, Hangar Theatre, Samuel French Short Play Festival, and in the New York International Fringe Festival, where it received the award for Overall Excellence in Playwriting. KEEP THE CHANGE, a site-specific play co-written with Joy Tomasko, has been produced by the Women’s Project for the World Financial Center’s Word of Mouth Festival. Christina’s is at work on her latest play, ORION RISING, which recently received a Roundtable reading at the Lark Play Development Center. She is an alumna of the Women’s Project Playwrights Lab.