Christina Quintana (CQ)
CHRISTINA QUINTANA (CQ) is a queer writer with Cuban and Louisiana roots. Plays include: TOBIAS: a novel in performance (WP Theater Pipeline Festival), Citizen Scientist (Barrington Stage Company Burman New Play Award), AZUL (Southern Rep), Scissoring (INTAR, available via Dramatists Play Service), Evensong (Astoria Performing Arts Center), and Enter Your Sleep (Yale Cabaret), among others. She is the recipient of commissions from The Civilians, Palo Alto Playhouse, Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Project, Actor’s Express, and Peppercorn Theatre Company, and fellowships from Playwrights Realm, Van Lier New Voices at The Lark, CubaOne, Queer/Art, and Lambda Literary. This year, her dystopian television drama, Invisible Lily, was featured on the 2020 WeForShe "Ones to Watch" List, and CQ served as staff writer on the ABC series The Baker and the Beauty. Her poetry and prose is featured or forthcoming in great weather for MEDIA, The Punch Magazine, Nimrod Journal, Saw Palm, Foglifter Journal, and others. She is currently at work on a new musical commissioned by Black Cap Productions based on Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America by Roberto G. Gonzales, and holds an MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University. For more, visit www.cquintana.com.
last edited 3/24/2020