Georgette Kelly is a playwright with one foot in Chicago and the other in New York.  She received the inaugural Hope on Stage Playwriting Award, and her work has been featured on The Kilroys List. Georgette’s plays include: Ballast, In the Belly of the Whale, I Carry Your Heart, F*ck la vie d’artiste, and an adaptation of Jeanette Winterson’s Lighthousekeeping. Her plays have been developed with The DC Source Festival, The National New Play Network, The Alliance Theatre, terraNOVA Collective, Taffety Punk, and Diversionary Theatre. She has also been chosen as a finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights Conference, the Lark Playwrights Week, the Goodman Playwrights Unit, the Stage Left Playwright Residency, and the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Georgette is a resident of Chicago Dramatists and a member The Dramatists Guild of America.   She holds a B.A. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Hunter College.  GeorgetteKelly.com.


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