UNCG Campus Weekly

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Janet Allard

Photo of Janet AllardJanet Allard (UNCG Theatre) wrote the play “Vrooommm! A NASComedy,” which will be produced by Triad Stage in Winston-Salem Jan. 27-Feb. 7. It is set in the world of NASCAR. Her play was conceived and developed with Michael Bigelow Dixon. At UNCG, Allard is assistant professor of theatre – playwriting. Her work has been seen at The Guthrie Lab, The Kennedy Center, Mixed Blood, Playwrights Horizons, Yale Rep, The Yale Cabaret, Theater Row, Ars Nova, The Women’s Project and Productions, Perseverance Theatre, The House of Candles, Access Theater in New York City, and internationally in Ireland, England, Greece and New Zealand, her website states. She has been a Macdowell Colony Fellow and a Fulbright Fellow and has taught at University of Miami, Bennington College, SMU, The New School, University of Minnesota and Victoria University, New Zealand. She was a co-artistic director of Workhaus Collective in Minneapolis and the Yale Cabaret. She attended the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU as a bookwriter/lyricist, and has an M.F.A in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama.