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The Northwest Ten Festival
Connie Bennett
Connie Bennett

Back in 2008, having just discovered the ten-minute format, three friends—Paul Calandrino, Connie Bennett, and Richard Leinaweaver—began writing short plays. After a few months, they had a small but growing collection of work and an increasing urgency to see it performed.

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a Eugene, Oregon-based Dramatists Guild member, is Co-Producer/Co-Founder of the “Northwest Ten!” short play festival at Oregon Contemporary Theatre. Connie’s plays have been performed in several states and Canada, most recently at Theatre 33 New Play Festival and the Inge Festival’s New Play Lab.