KL Parker
Education Liaison

K.L. Parker is an Oklahoma born playwright, actor, voice over artist and teaching artist, who has made her home in Chicago for the past nine years. She couldn’t be more excited for The New Colony to be producing her first full-length family drama! She began developing Under The Tree in TNC’s Writer’s Room in 2017, and has been workshopping it with TNC since early 2018. K.L. has written short comedic plays with the likes of Hobo Junction, and has been part of The One Minute Play Festival since 2016. She was proud to have her short play, Porch Problems as part Broken Nose’s Bechtel Fest in 2018. K.L. currently serves as TNC’s Education Liaison and as an ensemble member since 2016. She had roles in Merge in 2016 and Down and Derby in 2013. K.L. spends her days as a teaching artist and Managing Director of Li’l Buds Theatre company, where she writes plays and teaches theatre to children in schools and camps all over the Chicagoland area.


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