Carolyn Minor has been creating theater and performances in Chicago since 2001, after graduating from the University of Virginia. She was a company member of the now defunct Knife & Fork Theatre Company that built artwork with a heavy emphasis on devised and movement-based pieces. She is production manages at City Lit Theater. as well as works as a teaching artist in playwriting at American Blues Theater, acting with Dream Big, improv at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center, and yoga with Mission Propelle. She has written pieces performed at You Only Live Once More for SoloCrowd Chicago, at AbbieFest for Knife & Fork, Brecht 3 High Fest for The Island Theater Company, and Ghostlight Ensemble’s Nightlight Series. As an advocate for empathy and elevating new stories and voices she is grateful to reach new authors and audience members in a new and exciting way.
*photos from left to right courtesy of Bryce Patingre, Maria Burnham, Dani Bryant, respectively*