Christopher Gabriel Núñez recently completed his M.F.A. in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama under Tarell Alvin McCraney. His play The Surgeon and her Daughters was workshopped at the 2015 Ojai Playwrights Conference; it was a semifinalist for the Sundance MENA Theatre Lab, a finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, and was part of the Cherry Lane Mentor Project in 2016 with playwright Rajiv Joseph. His play Locusts was a finalist for Sundance MENA Theatre LAB and is being workshopped this summer at the 2019 Ojai Playwrights Conference. His play In The Palm of a Giant was a finalist for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference. He is currently under commission from Long Warf Theatre. He holds a B.F.A. from New York University in dramatic writing with a double major in drama and completed a two year Meisner program at Maggie Flanigan Studio as an actor.