Kirsten Baity

Kirsten Baity

Is a playwright, actor, theater educator. Their work focuses on joy and liberation. They have consulted on two curriculums to help uplift young people in the education system and feel most fulfilled when their work is in service of amplifying voices that are usually silenced. They believe that art is a powerful tool that can shift public consciousness and that power is best used when it’s in the service of marginalized people.

Plays

  • Minstrelsy 2.0 or AAVE Ain’t Just a Dialect and Denial Ain’t Just a River in Egypt.
    Social media influencer, Carmen D'Angelo, is in hot water after she posted a culturally insensitive video on TikTok. Her solution is to stage a well-crafted apology video but everything goes wrong when Yimmy gets on her live stream and calls Carmen out for her constant cultural appropriation and curses Carmen to be treated with the blatant disrespect that Black women face on a regular basis.