CAITLIN SAYLOR STEPHENS is a Brooklyn-based playwright and performer. Her plays include: The Dangers of Running While Female, Black Escalade, Joley, The Unofficial Race Time of A. Pineda, From the Basement of My Heart, Two Men Missing in The Hudson River, and When We Went Electronic. Her work has been developed at New York Theatre Workshop, New Georges, The Lark, and The Flea Theatre.
Among her awards are fellowships, scholarships, grants, and residencies from Ucross, The Whiting Foundation, The Goody Fellowship, The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Sewanee Writer’s Conference, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The New Georges Audrey Residency, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and The Orchard Project. Caitlin holds a two-time honorable mention on The Kilroy’s List for her plays Two Men Missing in The Hudson River and When We Went Electronic and has been a finalist for many honors including Sundance Theatre Lab, The Jerome Fellowship, The Boris Segal/Drama League Fellowship at Williamstown Theater Festival, P73 Fellowship, Ingram New Works Lab at Nashville Rep, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Berkeley Rep Ground Floor Residency, Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission, Princess Grace Award, and The National Playwright’s Conference at The O’Neill.
Caitlin’s plays investigate the toxicity of modern American culture and the effects of its venom on the human psyche, our bodies, and personal relationships.
As a singer and dancer, she has performed alongside Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, members of The Afghan Whigs and The Raconteurs, The Citizens Band, and Beastie Boys' collaborator Money Mark.
She holds a Bachelors of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and member of The Jam. Follow Caitlin on social @caitlinsaylor. Send her love letters. She loves love letters. Please do not send her any anthrax.