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About the Artist

Laurel Ann White (Seattle) has 30 years of professional experience as an actor, director, playwright, educator and coach. Since receiving her MFA in Theatre from the University of Washington in 1982, White has worked with organizations such as Jack Straw Productions, University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, Young Playwrights Festival, Seattle Center Academy and Seattle Children’s Theatre. She has been an Artist-in Residence for the Washington State Arts Commission for eight years and has directed, acted in and produced plays around the country. Her most recent efforts have focused on playwriting, including her first full-length dramatic script River Bed that responds to the media coverage of the Green River murders through adapting the voices of the victims into a compelling story that portrays them as contemporary versions of the Three Graces.

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