Kira Rockwell

Rockwell named MCC Fellow

  Congratulations to playwright alum Kira Rockwell, chosen to receive a 2021 Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship for exceptional work in Dramatic Writing! Seventy-five Massachusetts artists were selected across the disciplines of Crafts, Dramatic Writing, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres. Check out the full list of 2021 Artist Fellowships awardees here, […]

News from KCACTF

Third-year MFA playwright Kira Rockwell was a second place recipient of the Paula Vogel Award in Playwriting for her play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood (produced here last October). The award, presented by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, recognizes the outstanding student-written play that celebrates diversity and concerns issues of gender and sexuality. […]

Loss reverberates through teen lives in ‘The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood’

Review from The Boston Globe The title is overly melodramatic and so is the play at times, but Kira Rockwell gets a lot of things right in “The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood.’’ Rockwell’s jolting and urgent new work, which features a diverse and passionately committed young cast at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, focuses on four teenage […]