Cory Hinkle

Cory Hinkle is a Los Angeles-based playwright who has received the McKnight Advancement Grant, two Jerome Fellowships, and a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant. His plays include The Killing of Michael X (Jackalope Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep), The End of Beauty (Cape Cod Theatre Project), and A Disappearance in Two Parts (HERE Arts Center). His play Little Eyes had its world premiere at the Guthrie Theater, where Hinkle has been commissioned twice to write plays for the Guthrie's B.F.A. students. SadGrrl13 premiered at the Workhaus Collective, a company he co-ran with eight other playwrights from 2007-2012. He has devised a number of shows with other artists, including Fissures (lost and found) (co-created with writers from Workhaus Collective and artists from Theatre de la Jeune Lune; 2010 Humana Festival); Clandestino (co-created with the Wilhelm Brothers and Victoria Stewart; 2015 Sundance Theater Lab at MASS MoCA, Mixed Blood Theatre, and recipient of a MAP Fund Grant); Rehearsing Failure (recipient of a Playwrights' Center/Network of Ensemble Theatres Grant, Southern Theatre); and All's Fair/The War Within (co-created with Dominique Serrand and Steven Epp, Southern Theatre). He has received residences from The MacDowell Colony, the Hermitage Artist Retreat, Tofte Lake Center, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. His work is published by Playscripts, Dramatic Publishing, Vintage, and Heinemann. More information at

Plays by Cory Hinkle