CAYENNE DOUGLASS has had work developed and/or produced at Ensemble Studio Theatre, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Theatre Masters, Fresh Ink Theatre, New Perspectives Theatre Company, Dixon Place, The Tank, Clutch Productions, Company One, City Theatre Miami, FEAST: A Performance Series, and Manhattan Repertory Theatre.

Over three years, The Kennedy Center has recognized four plays for The Gary Garrison National 10-Minute play Award, one play for The John Cauble One Act Award, and three awards for her full length play, Maiden Voyage. Additionally, Maiden Voyage was a Bay Area Finalist in 2021 and received Honorable Mention for the Jane Chambers Prize for Feminist Playwriting in 2022. 


Cayenne has been a semi-finalist for Women's Project, Letter of Marquee Theatre Playwrights' Lab, The Fam Collaboration Project, and The Playwrights’ Center Core Apprenticeship Programs for three years in a row.

She has participated in The First Stage Residency through The Drama League, The Barn Arts Residency, and The Emerging Artists Residency at Tofte Lake and is an alum of The Living Room Theatre Lab, New Perspectives Women's Work Lab, The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, Company One Theatre’s Volt Lab, and The Exquisite Corpse Company Spring Writers Lab.

Cayenne has been published by Smith & Kraus in 3 monologue anthologies. Her short play Variable Rates of Kindness was published by Concord Theatricals in Theatre Masters’ Take Ten Anthology 2020.


She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University. 

Cayenne is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild and The Playwrights' Center.