MEET THE THEATER 29 PLAYWRIGHTS

Meet The Playwrights Running Theater 29

LISA WAGNER ERICKSON

Founder of Theater 29, and founder of The Lulubird Project, Lisa Wagner Erickson has been a semi-finalist for the PlayPenn New Play Development Conference, Lansing Theatre’s New American Voices Series, and the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 10-Minute Play Award. Her plays have been developed and/or produced by The Lulubird Project, the Edge Theater Company, And Toto too Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Source, Stickball Productions, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and No Strings Theatre, among others. She holds and MFA in Creative Writing for Stage & Screen from Lesley University and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

The Lulubird Project’s 2019 Theater 29 production is The Mrs. Wheatland Pageant, a comedy where 50’s sitcom nostalgia, small town reality and gender norms collide. February 28- March 9

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RHEA AMOS

Founder of Pandemic Collective, Rhea Amos has written, created, and produced over 16 successful plays and thetrical collaborations in the Denver area. Her plays, including Bloodbath, K: Rise and Fall of the New York Club Kids , Spring Sacrifice, & Yurei, have established Pandemic’s Collecitive’s well deserved reputation for creating unique horror theatre pieces that are highly infectious and compelling.

Pandemic Collective’s 2019 Theater 29 productions are La Veau, a New Orleans inspired horror play. Thurs - Sat April 18 - May 4

And La Llorna, based on the urban legend originating in Mexico about The Weeping Woman, Thurs - Sat, October 10 - 26

 
 
 

DAKOTA C HILL

Founder of Chase & Be Still Productions, Dakota C Hill’s plays have been produced and/or developed by Chase & Be Still Productions, Feral Assembly, Vintage Theatre, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Pandemic Collective, and Madlab Theatre.

Chase & Be Still’s 2019 Theater 29 production is You’ll Find Flies, where a family discovers that much like politics and morals, family and truth can very divisive. June 6 - June 15.

 

ELLEN K GRAHAM

Founder of Feral Assembly, Ellen K. Graham writes plays, screenplays, and narrative nonfiction. A Denver native and a graduate of the University of Chicago, she has been a finalist for the Shakespeare’s Sister Fellowship, Clubbed Thumb’s Biennial Commission, the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, and the Global Age Project. She has worked with many theatre companies in the Denver area, including And Toto too, Benchmark, Buntport Theater, Pandemic Collective, the Edge Theatre, Paragon, and the Denver Center Theatre Company. She is a co-founder of Shocking Beyond Belief! Films (“The Sword of Truth Behind the Shield of Entertainment”), and a member Dramatists Guild of America.

Feral Assembly’s 2019 Theater 29 production is The Never Summer, a dystopian fairytale about City girl Lee, who works hard, saving up money to get her own apartment. But her plans are derailed when she meets the velvet-voiced Corva, who wants to lure her away from civilization into the unmapped wilderness. August 22-31

 

TAMI CANADAY

Founder of Mr. Vulfran’s Carriage, Tami Canaday’s plays have been performed in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. Her literary work has been featured in The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women’s Stage Monologues, The Good Ear Review, Young Women’s Monologs from Contemporary Plays, and Singular Voices. Her plays have been performed across the country on stages including the Left Theatre, Changing Scene, Luminous Group Theatre, Source Theatre Company, and the Producer’s Club. She was dramaturge and contributing writer for Bingo Boyz: Columbine, which received the Denver Post’s Ovation Award for best new work. Count Down to Zero Theatre commissioned and produced her play, Uncle Rooster.

Coming in 2020, Mr. Vulfran’s Carriage will debut Riot Confidential . Trapped in a riot damaged store in Denver, the leader behind the riots and two of its casualties meet.