Dragon Eggs – April Artists

Dragon Eggs – April 18, 2021, 2pm PT

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Playwrights

Pamela Kingsley – “Does She Exist”

Pamela Kingsley is an actress and director with more than two hundred productions to her  credit. As playwright, Pam’s work has been selected for production by theatres in cities  throughout the U.S. including, most recently: NYC, Santa Fe, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Spokane, Seattle, New Haven, Cleveland, Kansas City, and the State University of New York. A  video of her short play Finding Mother Courage was presented as part of the inaugural New  Video Storytelling segment during Irondale’s “On Women Festival 2021.” Pam’s play Mother’s  Day was a 2019 finalist for the James Stevenson Prize for Short Comedic Plays and won the “Audience Choice” Award at the 2019 Playwrights’ Forum Festival. Pam holds a BFA and MA in  Theatre and she has taught acting, directing and playwriting throughout the Inland Northwest.  She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and co-creator of the Spokane Playwrights’  Salon.

 

Donna Latham – “Chicken Fried Catfish”

Donna Latham’s thrilled to be working with the Dragon again! Her comedy King Leer was part of last fall’s Short Play Clinic. Donna’s an award-winning feminist playwright from Chicago and temporarily living in Houston. Her plays have been produced coast to coast in the US and in Northern Ireland, Ireland, England, France, Scotland, and Indonesia. Her plays are published with YouthPLAYS, Next Stage Press, and Smith Scripts and are anthologized in Best American Short Plays 2016-2017, Best American Short Plays 2014-2015, and 2016’s Best Ten-Minute Plays, and She Persisted: New Plays By Women Over 40, 2021. A resident playwright at Rising Sun Performance Company in NYC and member of Honor Roll Playwrights, Donna’s a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

 

John Mabey – “In My Tribe”

John Mabey is a writer and storyteller whose plays have been published and produced across the United States and Europe. John grew-up in the desert but has called New York, London and Amsterdam home for the past 10 years, now living in Atlanta and always writing with a cactus on their desk. Their work as a playwright is connected to their career in Psychology and certification as a Mental Health Counselor, as they infuse everything they’ve learned about emotion and relationships into their plays. This year, John’s work is included in ‘Smith & Kraus Best 10-Minute Plays’ and ‘Smith & Kraus Best Women’s Monologues.’ They are also a published author on the topics of sexual identity and spirituality in academic books (Routledge: SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION, ADVANCES IN FEMINIST ECONOMICS) and journals (The Professional Counselor: COUNSELING OLDER ADULTS IN LGBT COMMUNITIES). They also enjoy teaching and performing improvised comedy and true storytelling around the world.