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About

Keiko Green is a Bainbridge Island-based playwright and performer. She was a 2016 Core Acting Company Member of ACT Theatre and a member of the Seattle Repertory Theatre's 2015 - 2017 Resident Writers' Group. 

 

Keiko's original work focuses on changing the narrative to centralize characters that are usually plot devices. In 2017, her play Nadeshiko won the Gregory Award for Outstanding New Play, as well as landing on the Honorable Mentions for the national Kilroys List, which lists the top underproduced plays written by women. She was a Finalist for both the 2018 - 2019 Many Voices and Jerome Fellowships at the Playwrights Center in Minneapolis, as well as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Foundation for her play Ballad of the White Tiger. Keiko has also had several world premieres at Seattle's beloved Annex Theatre, among other venues, like Island Theater’s 10 Minute Play Festival and NW Actors Lab’s One Act Festival on Bainbridge Island.

 

As an actress, notable work includes the world premiere of Lauren Yee’s The Great Leap (Seattle Repertory Theatre/Denver Center for the Performing Arts); Stupid F#$%ing Bird, Dangerous Liaisons, A Christmas Carol, Bad Apples (ACT); The Comparables (Seattle Repertory Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bring Down the House Pts. I & II, Othello, Love’s Labours Lost, and Much Ado About Nothing (Seattle Shakespeare Co/Wooden O); Water by the Spoonful (Theatre22); Amadeus (Seattle Public Theatre). She won the 2016 Gregory Award’s People’s Choice Award for her work as a Supporting Actress in Water by the Spoonful.