MJ Kaufman is a playwright and devised theater artist working in New York and Philadelphia. Their work has been seen at the Huntington Theatre, New York Theater Workshop, the New Museum, Clubbed Thumb, New Georges, Page73, Colt Coeur, Yale School of Drama, Lark Play Development Center, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Aurora Theater, Crowded Fire, Fresh Ink Theatre, New Harmony Project and performed in Russian in Moscow. MJ is currently a member of the Public Theater Emerging Writers Group, a core playwright at InterAct Theatre, and a member of the WP Theater Writer Director Lab. MJ also teaches theatre and writing to people of all ages. In their spare time, they organize around immigration justice, Palestine solidarity and trans representation in theatre.