Elizabeth Spreen is a writer and independent theater artist. She enjoys engaging and exchanging ideas with artists, makers and thinkers across disciplines. Her work includes performance, communal gatherings, facilitated investigations, broadsides and experimental texts. She is a playwright-in-residence with Playwrights Foundation’s four-year Resident Playwright Initiative. Her work has been developed or produced by Crowded Fire, Playwrights Foundation, Shotgun Players and Paducah Mining Company. She is based in the San Francisco Bay area.