Lisa Konoplisky’s plays have been produced in NY, Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Lansing. Her play Dog Park premieres in 2023 in Anchorage. Her plays have been developed with The Bechdel Group and The Workshop Theatre in NY. Residencies include Ragdale, Jentel, Annex Theatre, Elsewhere Studios. She’s a semi-finalist for the Inge Festival, the Ashland New Play Festival and Play Penn Development Conference and a finalist for the Shattered Globe Global Playwrights Series and Chicago Dramatists Writer’s Residency. She has been a guest artist at both UW-Madison and the University of Wyoming. Education: BA, Lafayette College, MFA (Creative Writing) Columbia College, Chicago, MFA candidate (Playwriting): NYU/Tisch (2024). She’s a certified Kettlebell and Strength Coach and loves all the critters, great and small. @KonopliskyM.