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North and South Carolina: Playwright as Producer
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Update from Jacqueline Lawton, Regional Rep for North Carolina: 

This was the summer of COVID-19, economic strife, and a reckoning for racial justice in our streets and in the American theatre. It was also the summer when North and South Carolina dramatists gathered together as part of the Footlights Summer Readings Series to hear each other’s plays. In all, we heard nine new plays! 

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Jacqueline E. Lawton
Jacqueline E. Lawton

has taught theatre residencies and professional development workshops to adults and teachers wanting to integrate arts into the classroom. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

Erica McGee
Triza Cox
Triza Cox

is a playwright, screenwriter, and theatre artist. Her original plays include A Last SupperMeritocracy The Willing, God in the Midst of it All, and Lil’ Bard. Triza is proud to serve as the South Carolina Ambassador for The Dramatists Guild.