Kate Tarker

Kate Tarker’s plays include THUNDERBODIES, AN ALMANAC FOR FARMERS AND LOVERS IN MEXICO (2015 Kilroys List), and LAURA AND THE SEA (nominated for the L. Arnold Weissberger award). Ensemble generated work includes GOOD JOB HORSES (A MAJESTIC COMEDY) with Theatre Forever, and THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING IN THE WORLD at the Yale Cabaret. Her work has been produced or developed by Primary Stages/ESPA at 59E59 Theaters, the Playwrights’ Center, The Southern Theater in Minneapolis, LOCAL lab in Boulder, Theater Masters in Aspen/NYC, Nautilus Music-Theater, and the National New Play Network at the Kennedy Center. She is the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a Tofte Lake Center residency, and the Kennedy Center’s National Science Playwriting Award. Member of Ars Nova Playgroup. 2015-2018 Core Writer at the Playwrights’ Center. B.A., Reed College; M.F.A., Yale School of Drama.