About Annalise Cain

Hailing from the backwoods of Western Massachusetts, Annalise Cain is a playwright, educator and organizer. She has her B.F.A. in Theatre Arts from Boston University, and is the M.F.A. Candidate in Playwriting at Indiana University for 2023. Her work has been developed with the Tribe Theater Company, Playhouse on Park, Strident Theatre, Brimmer Theatre, Emerging Artists’ Theatre, Violet Surprise, and Queens Theatre. Her work was published in Applause Theatre and Cinema Books’ Best Men’s Monologues from New Plays 2019. Two of her plays were semifinalists for the O’Neill Theatre Center’s National Playwrights Conference. Annalise has worked as a reading comprehension teacher, and is very excited to start teaching playwriting. Annalise works with Planned Parenthood, Never Again Action and the Sunrise Movement. She is committed to creating an equitable, sustainable, just society, and the balance of art and action, stillness and movement.

Recent Credits

The At First Sight New Play Festival 2023

IU Theatre — Co-Producer / Playwright

Why Liliya Why

IU Theatre — Playwright

The At First Sight New Play Festival 2022

IU Theatre — Playwright, "Crises of Abundance"