Inda Craig-Galván writes stuff – mostly plays and TV. Her work often explores intra-racial conflicts and politics within the African-American community. Grounded in reality with a touch of magical realism that fucks with time & memories.
Inda's currently developing new works of theatre on commission with The Old Globe and Round House Theatre.
Produced plays include a hit dog holler (Skylight Theatre & Playwrights' Arena co-production, Los Angeles), Black Super Hero Magic Mama (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles) I Go Somewhere Else (Playwrights' Arena, Los Angeles). Inda is the recipient of the Kesselring Prize, Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award, Blue Ink Playwriting Prize, Jane Chambers Student Award for Feminist Playwriting, and Stage Raw Best Playwright Award. Inda's plays have been included on the Kilroys List (twice) and Steppenwolf Theatre’s The Mix.
Inda has developed & presented work at Ashland New Play Festival, Orlando Shakes, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Black Swan Lab, The Old Globe Powers New Voices Festival, Kitchen Dog Theatre New Works Festival, Black & Latino Playwrights Conference, WomenWorks, Humanitas, Chalk Repertory Theatre, Skylight Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, Trustus Theatre Playwrights Festival, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Intiman, and others.
Aside from theatre, Inda is a writer on the upcoming JJ Abrams series Demimonde (HBO), and previously wrote on Happy Face, How to Get Away with Murder, and TheRookie. She is in development with Universal TV Studios to write and executive produce Cotton Club Princess, adapted from the novel by Karla Diggs. a hit dog will holler, Inda's 4-episode fiction podcast adapted from her play, premieres March 16, 2022 on Radiotopia.fm or wherever you get your podcasts.
MFA in Theatre: Dramatic Writing, University of Southern California.