Kap is pursuing their MFA in Playwriting from University of California, Los Angeles. Originally from Chicago, Kap is an alumnus of Lookingglass Theatre Company’s Young Ensemble. A graduate of Columbia University, Kap was Division I Women’s student athlete. Today, their work centers around sports, race, class, and gender.
Kap is a recipient of UCLA's Arts Restoring Community Grant for their short film, Mask On (premiering as an official selection at the Chelsea Film Festival). Kap recently shot a short documentary titled Contact Sports, examining gender and camaraderie on UCLA women’s rugby team. You can view their short films here.
Kap’s plays have been produced at Barnard College, UCLA, and The Public Assembly.
While primarily a screenwriter, playwright and director, in 2018 Eileen Myles awarded Kap the 4x4 Poetry Award for their poem My Hearing Isn’t Great You Know That. Kap’s journalism has been featured in the Vineyard Gazette, Columbia Spectator, and the National Book Review.
Kap teaches courses in playwriting at UCLA. They have served as a Princeton in Asia Fellow, and an Uncommon Schools Fellow. Prior to living in Los Angeles, Kap taught in Amherst, Massachusetts, Phang Nga, Thailand and Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
︎︎︎︎ Art courtesy of Ken Camellia