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Essential Theatre
Erin K. Considine
Erin K. Considine

Ten years ago, I lost the ability to walk. Along with it I lost my acting career and my ability to express myself. It was a terrifying, exhausting, and isolating experience. At my lowest point, Peter Hardy held out a hand. He invited me to be a part of the Bare Essentials reading series. Peter and the Essential Theatre not only gave me a space to learn how to craft a script; they patiently taught me how to transition from actor to playwright.

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Erin K. Considine
Erin K. Considine

is an emerging playwright from the Atlanta area where she resides with her husband and an overweight pug. Erin was named a finalist for the 2019 and 2021 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, a semi-finalist for the 2020 BAPF, 2020 PlayPenn Conferences, and 2022 Blue Ink Playwriting Award, and she was the winner of the 2020 Tennessee Williams Festival One-Act Play Competition. Fall of 2020, Erin was the first Carey Perloff Fellow, and she is a proud member of Working Title Playwrights, the Playwrights Center, and the Dramatists Guild.