NGOZI ANYANWU (Playwright). Education: University of California San Diego’s (MFA Acting), Point Park University (BA). Acting: The Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Rattlestick Theatre, “The Deuce,” “DeadBeat,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Women Who Kill.” Playwrighting: Good Grief, Nike and The Homecoming Queen. Good Grief (Kilroy’s List 2016, semi-finalist, Princess Grace) was presented as part of the Rising Circle Collective’s 6th annual Ink Tank. Most recently, Good Grief won the Inaugural CTG/Humanitas Playwrighting Award and had a world premiere at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in the 2016-2017 season. Nike (Kilroy’s list 2017) was recently presented as part of the National Black Theatre’s Keep Soul Alive Monday Reading Series and The NewBlack Fest in conjunction with The Lark Playwrighting Development Center. The Homecoming Queen (2017 Kilroy’s List, Leah Ryan Finalist) was developed at Space on Ryder Farm, The Fire This Time’s Inaugural’s Writers group, Page 73’s summer residency, The New Harmony Project, Rattlestick’s actors/writers Lab and New York Stage and Film. Anyanwu is also a recipient of the Djerassi Artist Residency, as well as Space on Ryder Farm, LCT Playwrights Residency and The Founders Award with New York Stage and Film. Anyanwu is currently commissioned by The Old Globe and Atlantic Theater Company.