About me…

Emily Dendinger’s plays include Hideous Progeny, which has been produced by LiveWire Chicago Theater, Holland Productions and North Park College. She is a two-time winner of Theater Masters National Play Competition, a 2013 City Theatre National Award finalist, a 2012 Heideman finalist and a 2015 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award finalist. Her plays have been developed at The Lark, Sideshow Theatre, LiveWire Theatre, The Trip, Mudlark Theatre, the Alliance Theatre, The Navigators, Curious Theatre Company, Filament Theatre and TimeLine Theatre. She is a member of TimeLine’s Writer’s Collective and the Dramatist Guild and a recent graduate of the University of Iowa’s Playwright’s Workshop. She is currently the 2015-2016 National New Playwright-in-Residence at Curious Theatre Company. Emily is originally from Virginia, but resides in Denver.

3 responses to “About me…

  1. Christian Osorio

    What inspired you to write the “Family Tree”

    • It was actually for a college freshman year playwriting I class assignment where we were supposed to write a multigenerational play. Around the same time my little sister was working on a genealogy project and a good friend told me the story of her grandmother who didn’t know how she got pregnant, and both of those elements made their way into the play as well. Hope this helps!

  2. what do you think the most important element of the play is. What theemes are met to be in the play and what is the plot? Where did you get the inspration to write this play? On a personal basis, what are some intrsting facts or accomplishments you have had? What are some of your professional accomplishements? Thank you! for emily dedinger about Family tree.

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