Kira Rockwell is a lover of the outdoors,
fostering community, and iced tea.
Kira was born and raised in the heart of Texas. Her character driven plays often wrestle with the pathos of disadvantaged lives and explore the thorny juggernaut called trauma. Her plays have been described as heartfelt, ambitious, and socially engaged.
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), Mad Dash (2017), One Minute Play Festival-Boston (2017), Little Black Dress Ink's Onstage Fest (2017, 2016, 2015), and 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 currently pursuing her MFA in Playwriting from Boston University, under the direction of Kate Snodgrass. Kira is wife to Mark Rockwell, of Lonesome Hero Design Studio. They are parents of the sweetest, fastest, lab/pit rescue named Koda.