Chana Porter is a writer and teacher living in Brooklyn. Her plays and performance pieces have been developed or produced at Playwrights Horizons, Cloud City, 3LD, Rattlestick Playwright’s Theatre, Cherry Lane, The Invisible Dog, Primary Stages, Movement Research, PS122, and The White Bear in London. She has been an Artist-In-Residence at Space On White, CAVE, and Dixon Place. She is currently working two works of speculative fiction. She is a MacDowell Fellow and a recent nominee for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Chana is the co-founder of the Octavia Project, a free summer program for Brooklyn teenage girls. Up Next: LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR at The Catastrophic Theatre in Houston, Texas, directed by Tara Ahmadinejad.