is a Boston based writer who was born and bread in the heart of Texas. Her character driven plays aim to foster empathy, cultivate hope, and challenge complacency.
Her plays, Nomad Americana, With My Eyes Shut, and The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood, have been developed with Fresh Ink Theater, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Theatre@First, Goat Song Theatre Collective, Nouveau 47 Theater, Southwestern College, and Baylor University.
Her work has been featured across the nation at the Hollywood Fringe Festival (2018), Last Frontier Theatre Conference (2016), Fresh Ink Theater's Mad Dash (2018, 2017), One Minute Play Festival Boston (2017), Little Black Dress Ink's Onstage Fest (2017, 2016, 2015), and WaterTower Theatre's Detour: A Festival of New Work, formerly known as the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival (2015, 2016).
Kira is a proud member of The Dramatist Guild. She holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from Baylor University and is currently earning her MFA in Playwriting from Boston University, under the direction of her mentor Kate Snodgrass. Kira is wife to Mark Rockwell, owner of Lonesome Hero Design Studio. They are parents to the sweetest, fastest, lab/pit rescue named Koda.