Cristina Castro is a playwright/performer based in Minneapolis, MN. Cristina was a 2017-2018 Ingram New Works Playwright at Nashville Rep., 2015-2016 Many Voices Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center, and a Silver Award winner in Playwriting from the National YoungArts Foundation in Miami, Fl. As a performer she has acted in the Twin Cities with theaters such as Mixed Blood, Park Square, Penumbra Theater, Artistry, Transatlantic Love Affair, and more. Cristina is a teaching artist with Upstream Arts, a non-profit that uses the power of the creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities. She is an affiliated playwright at the Playwrights’ Center and is a 2011 alumna of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program.