Kat Evasco

Senior Program Director, Artist Leadership

Kat Evasco (she/her) is a queer Filipina immigrant writer, comedian, theater artist best known for her autobiographical one-woman show, Mommy Queerest. Kat’s work centers themes of immigration, family, LGBTQ rights, and sex posivity. Her current projects include directing Prieto by Yosimar Reyes produced by Jose Antonio Vargas and the Living Word Project. Her playwriting credits include Un Beso Porfa produced by The Roots and Wings Project (RAW) and Be Like Water, a new play in progress that examines the mental health impacts of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies on undocumented families produced by Brava Theater Center. Kat’s work has been featured on Vice, Shondaland, Bustle, The Advocate, Out Magazine, and NBC News Asian America. Kat is a 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow in playwriting and was published in the 2018 Emerge Anthology. She holds a BA in Asian American Studies from San Francisco State University.