North Carolina playwright, author, and actress Monica Byrne is profiled. Byrne is the first theater artist to earn a residency at Elsewhere Collective in Greensboro. Byrne has also written three plays which have been produced over the past two years. She has published four short stories recently and is currently working on a novel. Byrne has an expanding body of work and her work often deals with the psychology, the erotic, violence, and the darkness in mankind.