Tina Satter was recently named a 2011 Off-Off Broadway Innovator to Watch by Time Out New York. She has written and directed four plays which have been curated into seasons at various venues in New York City and Brooklyn including the Incubator Arts Project, The Bushwick Starr, HERE Arts Center, and the 2010 Ice Factory Festival. Her play In the Pony Palace/FOOTBALL was named a Critic's Pick by TheNew York Times in February 2011 and FAMILY was named a Top 10 show of 2009 by Time Out New York. Her other full-length plays include The Knockout Blow and Nurses in New England. Additionally she has been invited to show smaller pieces and works-in-progress at Envoy Gallery, Dixon Place and the Catch Performance Series. She is the artistic director of the performance company Half Straddle, a co-curator of Little Theatre at Dixon Place, and a featured director at Culture Project’s 2011 Women Center Stage Festival. Tina attended Mac Wellman’s graduate playwriting program at Brooklyn College and received a B.A. in English from Bowdoin College and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from Reed College.