Krista Williams

Instructor of Theatre Arts, Interlochen Arts Camp

Roundtable Director, Lark Play Development Center; Resident Dramaturg and Literary Manager, Transport Group

M.F.A., Dramaturgy, Yale School of Drama; B.A., English Liturature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kristina Corcoran Williams is a working writer and dramaturg in New York, where she also serves as the Roundtable and Casting Director at The Lark Play Development Center and the Resident Dramaturg and Literary Manager for the off-Broadway company Transport Group. Her recently produced adaptations and abridgments off-Broadway include Three Days to See, Drama Desk nominated I Remember Mama and The Patsy. Additional off-Broadway dramaturgy credits include Strange Interlude with David Greenspan, Almost Maine, Obie winning Boys in the Band, Drama Desk winning See Rock City, and Drama Desk nominated Hello Again. Regional credits include the world premieres of plays by Jose Rivera and Bruce Norris at Yale Repertory Theatre where she also served as Literary Associate. She has worked with Paula Vogel and David Greenspan on productions of new work and with directors Anna Shapiro, Jack Cummings III, John Clinton Eisner, Shana Cooper, Patricia McGregor, Henry Godinez and Kent Thompson. In addition to her work at The Lark and Transport Group where she has developed new plays with over a hundred playwrights, she has also worked in New York with New Dramatists, Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Play on!, The NY Musical Theatre Festival, New Georges, Invisible Dog, Dixon Place, Page 73, TCG and Primary Stages, and regionally with Denver Center Theatre's New Play Summit. She has developed new work at SPACE at Ryder Farm and at Hedgebrook and has been a contributing writer to CHANCE and YALE magazine. She serves as a nominator and reader on many national and international panels. She is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Peter Koechley, and their two children.