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Star Finch

Resident Playwright

Star Finch (Resident Playwright, she/her) is a native San Franciscan trying her best to hold ground amidst the erasure of gentrification. She’s a member of Campo Santo Theater Company and a resident playwright at Playwrights Foundation. Her plays include H.O.M.E. [Hookers on Mars Eventually] and BONDAGE (Princess Grace Award semifinalist, Relentless Award honorable mention). She was also the lead writer on the collaborative performance piece Babylon is Burning, a loose adaptation of Jeff Chang’s Can’t Stop Won’t Stop; and on Death Become Life: Banish Darkness, a collaboration with AXIS Dance, Ensemble Mik Nawooj, and Crowded Fire Theater. Finch has also contributed to various collaborative projects including TheaterFirst’s PARTICIPANTS and Campo Santo’s ETHOS DE MASQUERADE. She’s held residencies in Crowded Fire’s R&D LAB and AlterTheater’s Alter Lab. Campo Santo is producing her play Side Effects during the pandemic. She is a recipient of the San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Commission in Theater. 

Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence, in partnership with Campo Santo.

CFT Credits

Death Become Life: Banish Darkness
2019 Matchbox Reading Series
2017-2019 R&D Lab

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