ashley rose wellman

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Ashley Rose Wellman is a Los Angeles playwright with an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts.

Her produced plays include You Are The Blood, That Long Damn Dark, Gravidity, and Living Creatures. Current new writing projects include Willed Bodies, SHRINESThe Great Dying, and Hot Tragic Dead Thing

Her plays have been read and/or produced at Pasadena Playhouse, Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles (EST/LA), Rogue Machine Theatre, TossPot Productions, Midnight Summit Ensemble, Red Cup Theatre Company, the Last Frontier Theatre Conference PlayLab and Mainstage, and the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

She attended the University of Southern California for undergraduate and graduate studies, and had nine productions and readings on campus during her time at USC.

Her play You Are The Blood was named a Finalist for the 2017 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, a Finalist for the 2018 Blue Ink Playwriting Award and a Semi-Finalist for the 2017 Princess Grace/New Dramatists Award. Her play That Long Damn Dark was named a Semi-Finalist for the 2016 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Her play Hot Tragic Dead Thing is a current Semi-Finalist for the the 2018 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. 

She is a member of the New West Writers Group at EST/LA, and is a founding member of the Barelight Writers Project with Ellen Steves and John E. Allis. 

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