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Adrienne Dawes

Adrienne Dawes
Adrienne Dawes is a mixed-race Afro-Latina playwright originally from Austin, TX. Her plays include Casta, Denim Doves, Am I White, Teen Dad, and more. She received her bachelor's degree from Sarah Lawrence College and studied sketch and improv with Second City in Chicago, IL. Adrienne has been a Literary Fellow in the Tulsa Artist Fellowship (George Kaiser Family Foundation), a NALAC Fund for the Arts grantee, a selected playwright in the 2018 Forneacutes Playwriting Workshop with Migdalia Cruz (University of Notre Dame), a recipient of the Stanley and Evelyn Lipkin Prize for Playwriting (Sarah Lawrence College), and received a scholarship to attend the 2018 Kenyon Review Playwrights Conference, directed by Wendy MacLeod. Her play Am I White won the David Mark Cohen New Play Award from the Austin Critics Table and an award for Outstanding Original Script by the B. Iden Payne Awards. She has a been a finalist for the OrsquoNeill National Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and a semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award. Her work has been published by Vintage Books, Playscripts, Heartland Plays, Heuer Publishing, and Applause Theatre amp Cinema Books. Her full-length work has been produced at Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, TX), Sacred Fools (Los Angeles, CA), and American Theatre Company (Tulsa, OK). Adriennersquos work has also been developed at Teatro Milagro, National Black Theatre, National Winter Playwrights Retreat (HBMG Foundation), North Carolina Black Repertory, English Theatre Berlin, Live Girls! Theater, and Echo Theatre (Dallas, TX). Adrienne is a member of the Dramatists Guild, ScriptWorks, and a company member of Salvage Vanguard Theater.

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