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Minneapolis/St. Paul: Janet Preus
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Janet Preus

Twin Cities DG member Janet Preus wears many hats in her creative life: journalist, director, playwright, songwriter, lyricist—and to top it all off, she’s writing a book (creative, historical non-fiction).

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Laurie Flanigan Hegge
Laurie Flanigan Hegge

is a playwright/lyricist from Minneapolis and past DG regional rep for the Twin Cities. Her play Prick premiered at the 2023 EdFringe and heads to London Jan 2024. Musicals include Dirty Business, Sweet Land, Boxcar, Twenty Days to Find a Wife, Hormel Girls, See Jane Vote, and Loose Lips Sink Ships.