Katrina D. RiChard
Katrina D. RiChard is a theater artist that has performed on stages across the city of Chicago and the Chicagoland area as well as worked behind the scenes as a writer, producer, and director. Having been born and bred on the South Side of Chicago, the city continues to hold a special place in her heart and one of the primary places she writes about in her plays. Katrina served Chicago Public Schools for over a decade teaching High School Social Science and uses her history background in her writing as well . She is currently working on her MFA in Dramatic Writing at the University of Southern California (USC) where she was recently awarded the Joan Beber Playwriting Award. Her mission is to illuminate marginalized voices, tell stories that have never been told before, and to tell classic stories with fresh perspective.
[Bio as of May 2021]