MAURA CAMPBELL - DIRECTOR, PLAYWRIGHT
Maura Campbell is an award-winning playwright and director whose work has been produced all over the U.S. and abroad. She earned an MFA in Playwriting and a Certificate in New Play Directing from Hollins University where she worked with Robert Moss, founder of Playwright’s Horizons in New York. Campbell’s play, Radar Range, was a 2017 finalist for the 2017 Todd McNerney Playwriting Prize and The Song of Bernadette Jones was a finalist for the 2016 Kennedy Center American Theatre Festival, Region IV, semi-finalist for The O’Neill Playwrights Conference 2018 and a semi-finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2018. Campbell’s play Valkyrie (formerly President’s Day) received an honorable mention from Lotus-Lee New Work Initiative 2018.
Recent productions include The Song of Bernadette Jones in January 2018 (also directed by Robert Moss) and in New York City (Fresh Fruit Festival 2018), Dreamtime (Maitland Rep, Maitland, Australia), Seagull Invasion (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Southern Flight (Page to Stage, Roanoke, VA) and Flower Duet (Road Theatre, LA). Campbell taught screenwriting at Burlington College from 2000 to 2010, and continues to mentor creative writers all over the country. She is a screenwriter and is developing a web series called "Flaming," about six women in rehab in South Florida.