Craig Kosnik

Plays in the PNA Catalogue

> The Tallest Tale Competition
Oz: The Land that Time Forgot


Dr. Craig Kosnik

Dr. Craig Kosnik is a Theatre Instructor and Director at Arizona School for the Arts in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated with his PhD in Theatre For Youth from Arizona State University in 2014 after successfully defending his dissertation: “The Adolescent’s Voice: How Theatre Participation Impacts High Schoolers and College Students.”  Before this, Craig earned a BA in Theatre from Gannon University in 2002 and an MA in Theatre Education from Emerson College in 2005.  Craig has experience in almost all fields of the theatre, but primarily considers himself a teacher, director, and playwright.  He has had five full-length plays produced: The Grimm Truth (Erie Playhouse, 2004), The FP: A Modernization of The Frog Prince (Erie Playhouse, 2009), Q3 (Erie Playhouse, 2009), The Tallest Tale Competition (Paradise Valley Community College, 2017); Oz: The Land That Time Forgot (Paradise Valley Community College, 2019); one ten minute play virtually produced: Straight Up Superhero (SUNY Potsdam, 2020); and one monologue virtually produced: M Date (Virtual Theatre of Arizona, 2020).  In his free time, Craig enjoys playing competitive tennis, reading, and collecting comic books.