Shirley develops new plays and musicals at La Jolla Playhouse, recently Disney’s Freaky Friday, Come From Away and Indecent, now on Broadway; inaugurated their Page-to-Stage Play Development program with I Am My Own Wife (Pulitzer prize-winner). At The Public Theater, she co-curated New Work Now! play festival. Other affiliations: Native Voices at the Autry, Magic Theatre, Denver Theatre Center, Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre, Sundance Theatre Lab, UC San Diego Wagner Play Festival. MFA graduate, Columbia University Theatre program.