Lynn Goodwin is a director, actor, writer and teacher. She spent 14 years based in New York City, working off-Broadway, in regional theatres and in film. As a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre (until 1996), she acted in developmental workshops and productions, working directly with playwrights such as Horton Foote, Richard Greenberg, Romulus Linney and Jackie Reingold. In New Mexico, Goodwin has worked with the College of Santa Fe’s professional play development workshop and other local theatres. With playwright Dale Dunn, she serves as co-artistic director of Just Say It Theater, teaching and collaborating with artists intent on keeping live theatre alive. She has directed productions of Constellations and The Big Heartless (Just Say It Theater), Aliens (Ironweed Productions) and eight collaborative, original theatre pieces, each with at least 20 students from Santa Fe schools, including La Mariposa Montessori, the New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe Indian School, The Girls School, and Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Goodwin earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, an MFA from Columbia University and an advanced certificate in screenwriting from UCLA. In her spare time, she hikes, bikes and nurtures gardens of vegetables, herbs and fruit.