AMY CRIDER received her BA in Theater from Goddard College in 1982, but didn’t return to theater again until 2007, completing the writing program at Second City and moving on to study at Chicago Dramatists. In 2012 she participated in the LaMaMa International Playwrights Retreat in Spoleto, Italy, where she had a “moment” workshop with Leigh Fondakowski of Tectonic Theatre Company. Since 2011, Amy’s plays have had productions and readings in Chicago, New York City, and Minnesota. Her works have been first place winners with the Chameleon Theatre Circle’s New Plays Festival two years in a row. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild.