Director and playwright Nina Morrison joins us to share how she got into the world of theater and explains how her directing experience lends itself to playwriting. She also wants you to know that you shouldn’t listen to any rules about playwriting. Find out why in this episode of Beckett’s Babies.
Nina Morrison is a playwright and director. She is a University of Iowa Provost’s Postgraduate Visiting Writer 2019-2020. Her play Féminaal is being presented May 10-18 by the Grumble Theater, MSP, produced and directed by Alison Ruth (grumbletheater.org tickets available now) . Nina is currently based in Iowa City, before Iowa, she was based in New York City for 17 years. Some NYC credits are: Nina wrote and directed the plays Arrow In and Girl Adventure: Parts 1-4 both presented by Dixon Place, The HOT! Festival of Queer Performance and the Little Theatre series. Nina was a Dixon Place Artist-in-Residence, and she was a WORKSPACE Writer-in-Residence, a residency program of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She holds an MFA in Directing and an MFA in Playwriting both from the University of Iowa. For more information visit www.ninamorrison.com
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