Chisa Hutchinson

Chisa Hutchinson Seth Freeman

Chisa Hutchinson (B.A. Vassar College; M.F.A NYU – TSoA) has presented her plays, which include She Like Girls, Somebody’s Daughter, Surely Goodness & Mercy, Whitelisted and Dead & Breathing at such venues as Alley Theater, Atlantic Theater Company, Contemporary American Theater Fest, the National Black Theatre, Second Stage, and Arch 468 in London. Her radio drama, Proof of Love, can be found on Audible (with a boss rating). She’s been a New Dramatist, a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a Lark Fellow, a Humanitas Fellow, a NeoFuturist, and a staff writer for the Blue Man Group. Chisa has also won a GLAAD Award, a Lilly Award, twoNew York Innovative Theatre Awards, a Helen Merrill Award, and the Lanford Wilson Award for her work in theater. Lately, she’s been venturing into film and television. She’s been staffed on two television series—Three Women (Starz) and Tell Me Lies (Hulu)— and is just getting back to work on her pan-African heist film with 30,000 ft and SuperSpecial as well as her biopic for Gosnell Duncan, the paraplegic, Grenadian immigrant who invented the modern silicone dildo. Her first original feature, THE SUBJECT, in which a white documentarian deals with the moral fallout from exploiting the death of a black teen, is available on various VOD platforms after a successful film festival circuit during which it won over 30 prizes. To learn more, visit