Clare Coss is a playwright and activist convinced that we have it in our power to create a just and safe world. Her plays include EMMETT, DOWN IN MY HEART, Erica Gould director, Castillo Theatre, NYC and winner TADA! Play Contest, Tucson Alliance of Dramatic Artists, Tucson, AZ. Translated into French, DANS LES RIVIERES DU DELTA. Moving Parts Theatre, Paris. DR. DUBOIS AND MISS OVINGTON, New Federal Theatre in association with Castillo Theatre, NYC starring Kathleen Chalfant and Tim Simonson. STRING OF PEARLS, Provincetown Theatre Company. OUR PLACE IN TIME, TEN SCENES FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, co-produced by Women’s Project/New Federal Theatre. THE BLESSING, American Place Theatre starred Anita Gillette and Kelly Bishop. LILLIAN WALD: AT HOME ON HENRY STREET, New Federal Theatre, featured Tony Award winner Patricia Elliott, (Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Video Collection), published in Lillian Wald: Progressive Activist, Feminist Press. GROWING UP GOTHIC, featured Crystal Field, George Bartenieff and Joyce Aaron, original sound score by Thiago de Mello, Theatre for the New City/Interart Theatre. THE WELL OF LIVING WATERS, Old Testament Story Theatre, lyricist and co-author with Mel Spiegel, original score Thiago de Mello, Cathedral of St. John the Divine. THE STAR STRANGLED BANNER, “Brechtian-Marx Brothers” play with music about the U.S. invasion of Mexico in 1848, Berkshire Theatre Festival Barn (Playwright in Residence). She is a member of PEN, The Dramatists Guild, The League of Professional Theatre Women and the Columbia University Seminar on Women and Society.