Joanna Garner is the Senior Narrative Director for Meow Wolf, where she guides the overall world-building for the company’s story universe and works with everyone from George R.R. Martin to the company's "slime maker" to create the most creative, surprising story experiences told through physical art, digital interaction, audio/video, and performance. As a playwright and immersive theater maker, her work has been developed nationally and internationally, including at the Banff Centre, the Finnish National Opera, and with Austin’s Rude Mechs. Seattle Repertory Theatre recently commissioned Joanna for a new play, and she was the 2018 Resident Playwright at Chance Theater in Southern California. Throughout her career, she has crafted stories and experiences for companies like Nike, Nordstrom, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She has an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Texas at Austin.
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