Kirsten Greenidge is a recent NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Grant recipient, during which she wrote The Curious Walk of the Salamander at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. She is the author of Bossa Nova, 103 Within The Veil, Rust, Sans-Culottes in the Promised Land, and The Gibson Girl. She has enjoyed development experiences at Madison Rep, New Dramatists, Mark Taper Forum, The Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Hourglass Theatre, A.S.K. Theatre Projects, and The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center. Her work has been presented at the Humana Festival of New American Plays, the Moxie Theatre Company, the Huntington Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, New Georges Performathon 2002, Flirting With the Edge Festival of New Work, CompanyOne, and the Boston Playwrights Theatre. She has received awards from the Cherry Lane Theatre Alternative (Finalist), the American College Theatre Festival, the University of Iowa (IRAM Award 2000 and Richard Maibaum Award 2001), and the Sundance Theatre Laboratory (Residency at Ucross Ranch, Ucross, Wyoming). Ms. Greenidge has received commissions from South Coast Repertory, the Kennedy Center, the Guthrie Theater, the McCarter Theatre, Clubbed Thumb, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Huntington Stage Company. She earned her B.A. at Wesleyan University, and her M.F.A at the Playwrights Workshop at the University of Iowa, where she was a Barry Kemp Fellow. Ms. Greenidge is a member of New Dramatists.