About Christin Cato

Christin Eve Cato is a NYC based playwright and performer. She is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Playwriting at Indiana University. She completed her B.A. degree from Fordham University, and is also a graduate from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Music and Art and the Performing Arts. Cato is an ensemble member with NYC theater companies, Pregones/PRTT, and INTAR Theatre. Embracing her Puerto Rican and Jamaican heritage, Cato’s artistic style is heavily influenced by Caribbean culture and the Afrolatinx diaspora. Plays include: Stoop Pigeons (2020 O’Neill NPC Semi-Finalist | The Classical Theatre of Harlem | Texas State University); Sancocho (Milagro Theatre & Borderlands Theater); jelly beans (Indiana University); What’s Up With Marjorie? (Teatro Vivo); From Hunts Point To Whitlock (Pregones Theater & Harlem9); Genie in a Pumpkin (Cardinal Stage); and Smacked-Up Love (Indiana University). She is a recipient of the 2020 Greater Good Commission and is also an active member of the Latinx Playwright’s Circle in NYC.

Recent Credits

At First Sight

IU Theatre — Playwright, The Black + Brown Guerrillas

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Playwright, jelly beans

Water by the Spoonful

IU Theatre — Haikumom

At First Sight - A Festival of New Plays

IU Theatre — Lauren Seldon (Haus of Mirth)