Dr. Julie Rae Mollenkamp is an award-winning teacher/director/actor/playwright/producer and Professor Emerita from the University of Central Missouri. She currently serves as the Representation, Equity, and Diversity (RED) Member-At-Large on the National Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Committee. Past leadership roles include: National Member-At-Large for the National Playwriting Program (NPP); and NPP Chair, Directing Coordinator, and Irene Ryan Preliminary Judge in Region 5. Her latest one-woman performance piece, Another Woman’s Baby, premiered at the Ryan Repertory Theatre in New York, is slated to be published by Original Works in 2022, and is included in the Rutgers’ 30 Year Feminist Artists Archives. Mollenkamp is the proud recipient of the 2020 Kennedy Center Gold Medallion in Region 5. In Conclusive Woman also premiered at the Ryan Rep, is included in the Rutgers' Archive, and is published in several anthologies. Other work includes group developed texts: GUST - a response to the Joplin, MO, tornado; STEP FORWARD - a call to action for social justice in American and ZOOOM! - a theatre for young audiences' play that celebrates human connection across diverse borders. (Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Proud member of NPX. She and her husband, Daniel, own Smashing Frames, a film and theatre production company that focuses on new voices and the synergy of talented artists working in a variety of media. Her favorite characters in the world are her sons, Charles and James.
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JEDI work excites me.
WHAT I'M WORKING ON
Equity, Justice, Family, Children, Adaptations, Immersive, Biography, Young Audiences
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