amy.freed@stanford.edu | (650) 736-4154 | Memorial Hall Room 203
Amy Freed
Artist-in-Residence, Playwriting; Acting Concentration Advisor. Amy Freed is the author of The Monster Builder, Restoration Comedy, The Beard of Avon, Freedomland, Safe in Hell, The Psychic Life of Savages, You, Nero and other plays. Awards include the Charles McArthur Playwriting Award, the Joseph Kesserling Award, and LA Critic's Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize Finalist (Freedomland.) Freed's work has been produced at Playwright's Horizons, New York Theater Workshop, The Flea, South Coast Repertory Theater, The Goodman, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory Theater, Yale Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, Berkeley Rep, The Woolly Mammoth Theater, Portland Artists Rep, Arena Stage and other theaters around the country.

Freed has served as TCG Resident Playwright at South Coast Rep, Resident Playwright at the Old Globe, and was a Mellon Foundation Playwriting Resident for the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. 2009-2012.

Current commissions include South Coast Rep and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

cmoraga@stanford.edu | (650) 725-0901 | Memorial Hall Room 209
Cherrie Moraga
Artist-in-Residence, Playwriting, Chican@ Drama. Cherríe Moraga is a co-editor of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, republished in a new edition by SUNY Press in 2015. Her most recent collection of writings, A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness was published by Duke University Press in 2011. Her latest play, New Fire: To Put Things Right Again, which she also directed, premiered at Brava Theater in San Francisco in 2012. A collaboration with visual artist, Celia Herrera Rodríguez, over three-thousand people witnessed the work. Moraga is the recipient of the United States Artist Rockefeller Fellowship for Literature, the American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Lambda Foundation’s “Pioneer” award, among many other honors. In 2015, she was awarded a MAP grant for her new play, “Mathematics of Love” to premiere in 2016-17 in San Francisco, with a workshop production here at Stanford in May 2016. For nearly twenty years she has served as an Artist in Residence in the Department of Theater and Performance Studies and in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She is presently completing a memoir entitled If We Forget Ourselves, Who Will Be Left to Remember Us. She is a founding member of La Red Xicana Indígena.