• Inda Craig-Galvan

Inda Craig-Galván

Adjunct Lecturer


Inda Craig-Galván (she/her/hers) is a playwright and screenwriter. Her work often explores conflicts and politics within the African-American community, grounded in reality, and with a touch of magical realism. Plays include Black Super Hero Magic Mama (Geffen Playhouse world premiere), The Great Jheri Curl Debate (East West Players world premiere), Welcome to Matteson! (NNPN rolling world premiere, beginning Fall 2023) and A Jumping-Off Point (Round House Theatre world premiere, Spring 2024). She is the recipient of the Kesselring Prize, Jeffery Melnick New Play Award, Blue Ink Prize, Jane Chambers Award and Kennedy Center’s Rosa Parks Award for plays focused on social justice and/or civil rights. In television, Inda is a Co-Executive Producer on ABC’s Will Trent. She previously wrote on the upcoming Happy Face (Paramount +), JJ Abrams’ Demimonde (HBO), How to Get Away With Murder (ABC), and The Rookie (ABC).


MFA in Dramatic Writing, University of Southern California