kelley nicole girod - Playwright
KELLEY NICOLE GIROD is an award-winning playwright (Atlantic Launch New Play Commission 2019, Sheen Center Fellow 2019, Stein and Liberace Fellow 2007, John Golden Fellow 2008) whose work has been developed/presented at Athletic Theater Company, Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, The Fire This Time Festival, Harlem 9, Primary Stages, Project Y, Poetic Theater Productions, Classical Theater of Harlem, Frigid NYC, Planet Connections Theater Festival, The Field and Dixon Place. She has recently been commissioned by Stanford University’s TAPS Program and is completing The Fire This tIme’s first anthology of plays with Bloomsbury Publishing.
Kelley Nicole Girod also works as a producer in NYC, and founded the OBIE Award-winning, groundbreaking new ply festival for Black playwrights, The Fire This Time Festival, going into its 12th season this year and is currently featured on PBS AllArts, NY Times, and Playbill. Outside of the festival, Kelley has produced and curated at The Sheen Center and served as Producing Director at The Billie Holiday Theater from 2014-2015.