Candyce Rusk - playwright
Candyce Rusk’s plays and musicals have been staged throughout the US and Dublin. Works that have captured best of fest awards include: Rosetta (one-act); Dice; A Shining Attribute and Riverview Ritz. Her play Little Baby Two Shoes was adapted into a short film by Paul Bright. Wish Key, featuring women in pants set in the Western frontier, was selected for Creede Repertory Theatre’s Headwaters Festival last August. In collaboration with composer Craig Toungate, Candyce is currently developing Rosetta, based on the life of the iconic guitarist/gospel singer Rosetta Tharpe into a full-length original musical. A member of the Dramatists Guild and ScriptWorks, Candyce lives in Austin, Texas.