Dragon Eggs – June Artists

Dragon Eggs – June 20, 2021, 2pm PT
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Playwrights

Rex McGregor – “Helga Goes Bats”

Rex McGregor is a New Zealand playwright. His short comedies have been produced on four continents from New York and London to Sydney and Chennai. His most popular play, Threatened Panda Fights Back, has been produced over a dozen times. The Birds Are Feeding Me has had multiple Zoom productions and readings. Website: rexmcgregor.com.

 

 

 

Akaina Gosh – “Chai”

Akaina Ghosh (they/them) is a non-binary Bay Area theater artist. They’ve debuted original works at PianoFight, Z-Below, TheatreFIRST, and The Flight Deck. They are a two-time recipient of 3GirlsTheatre’s Innovator’s Series Grant, which they used to develop their original full-length play: Two Coins for the Ferryman – An Immersive Quest. In 2020, their original musical Lilith was a semi-finalist in the National Alliance for Musical Theater’s 15-Minute Musical Challenge. They are passionate about reconstructing historically significant narratives through a gender expansive lens and generating new works that center queer voices and perspectives. Akaina is a member of the writing pools of both PlayGround and Killing My Lobster. Follow Akaina’s work at akainaghosh.com.

 

Mildred Inez Lewis – “We Dreamed Ourselves”

Mildred Inez Lewis writes and directs for theater, film and the digital space. A member of the Dramatists Guild and the LAFPI, she belongs to the Antaeus, Company of Angels, Ensemble Studio Theatre-Los Angeles (EST-LA) and PlayGround-LA playwrights’ groups. Her work is published by Broadway Play Publishers, NextStage Press and Lazy Bee Scripts (UK), ROOST FIRST, THEN FLY is included in Applause Books 2020 Best 10-Minute Play collection. Other plays have appeared in literary magazines including XR-Rebellion and Breathe Fire. Upcoming productions include $10 AND A TAMBOURINE with Antaeus, and THE MUSEUM ANNEX with Central Works. Recent work includes ACKNOWLEDGE and WE JUMP BROOM for PlayGround-LA; SUITCASES for EST-LA. Recent honors include the 2021 L.B. Williams Award from New Circle Theatre (NYC) and PLAY LA (Humanitas) 2018. Mildred performs improv with Angel City Improv and teaches English at Chapman University.