Professor Chris Cragin-Day
Chris Cragin-Day is an alumna of The Public’s EWG (The River Nun, 2009 Spotlight Series) and O’Neill National Music Theater Conference (Son of a Gun, co-writer Don and Lori Chaffer). Her play, Martin Luther on Trial, commissioned by Max McLean of Fellowship for the Performing Arts, ran Off-Bway 2017 and on National Tour 2017. Her play, A Woman, was part of 59E59th’s Summer Shorts 2017. And her play, Foster Mom, won Premiere Stage’s New Play Award and received a production there September 2017. Her musical, The Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph’s Baby, which played in the 2016 NYC Fringe (co-written with Don Chaffer), just finished a mid-west tour by River and Rail Theater. Her play, The Rare Biosphere, was part of Luna Stage’s New Moon Series, and her play, Tornado, will receive a workshop production there Summer 2018. Other NYC productions: The Selfish Giant (co-writer Michael Castillejos) International Arts Movement, Son of a Gun, Joe’s Pub (Richard Rogers Award finalist), Emily, Firebone Theater at Theater Row. Chris has her BA in Theater from Oklahoma Baptist University, and her MFA in Stage Directing from Baylor University. Visit her website.