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Julia Izumi

is a Japanese-American writer and performer who makes plays, musicals, and several opportunities for dance parties. She has developed work through Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Black Swan Lab, Barn Arts Collective’s Hamilton Project Residency, the BMI Librettists Workshop, Great Plains Theatre Conference’s PlayLab, the Maria Irene Fornés Playwriting Workshop, and HB Studio’s First Floor Studio Residency. Her work has been presented at Trinity Repertory Company, the National Asian-American Theatre ConFest, Dixon Place, On the Verge Summer Repertory, A-Squared Theatre Workshop, and FringeNYC, among others. She is a winner of KCACTF’s 2019 Darrell Ayers Playwriting Award, the 2017 Theater Masters’ National MFA Playwrights Festival, the NY Society Library’s Emerging Women’s Artist Grant and a Puffin Artists’ Grant. She is currently finishing her MFA in Playwriting at Brown University and this summer she will be participating in Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor Residency and the NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights’ Workshop.

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