kira rockwell | playwright

kira rockwell

playwright | teaching artist


Current Projects:


∆ NOMAD AMERICANA | Fresh Ink Theater | Production Feb. 2018

∆ Playlab Bootcamp | Company One Theatre | Boston

∆ Second year | MFA playwriting program | Boston University

∆ Teaching Intro to Creative Writing | Boston University 


Rockwell succeeds in the toughest goal for any playwright — generating a world of real people that satisfies while making you want to know more.
— Nancy Churnin, The Dallas Morning News
Rockwell’s dialogue is economical and natural, her characters are well drawn.
— Mark Lowry, Theatre Jones
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I'm Kira--a native Texan, lover of the public library, building community, iced tea, and new plays! Currently residing in Boston, Massachusetts where I am pursuing my MFA in Playwriting at Boston University, under the direction of Kate Snodgrass.

I like to think that my stories provoke the complacent. Through my storytelling I challenge myself to find laughter in the sadness, love in the hate, hope in the fear, and dreams in the nightmares.

The theatre is a sacred place to me. Through the ages it continues to be an invitation for vulnerability, community, magic, and artistic expression; a gathering for communal journeys and individual awakenings, for social change and constructive reflection. I count myself blessed to be a part of the vast community of theatre artists around the world who continue to give themselves to this ancient tradition. 


I never imagined the young woman would deliver one of the most poignant and distinct pieces I’ve seen in all four years of the fest!
— Tiffany Antone, Artistic Director, Little Black Dress Ink
I loved this show! Beautifully written!!
— Centre Stage Theatre

For inquires…

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