Katie Cappiello is an award-winning playwright, director and teacher whose plays–including SLUT, Now That We’re Men, Her Story, Uncut, and JOY –explore sex, gender and equality. Her works have reached thousands across the US and are currently being produced in Mexico, Canada and Australia. Ms. Cappiello is a co-creator of Project Impact, a theater-based leadership workshop for youth and adult trafficking survivors, and is also the writer/director of A Day in the Life, After 18, and One Click Away, which have toured cities nationwide, raising awareness about commercial sexual exploitation through theater and conversation. Ms. Cappiello is the Founding Artistic Director of GoodCapp Arts. She has been honored by the National Women’s Hall of Fame for her work fusing arts and activism. Ms. Cappiello is currently developing a television series for NETFLIX.
“Theater is resistance; it’s essential in this fight for cultural change and legislative advancement. It lives, breathes, speaks, haunts– allowing us to bear witness and connect like nothing else.”