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June

Guralnick

 

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Sister/Mister
First Name
June
Last name
Guralnick
 

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Biography
For three decades, June has created works (plays, performance projects, multi-media installations) melding fact with fiction and focusing on individuals caught in the intersection of politics and personal dreams. A native New Yorker, her work has been performed at venues including the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement Theatre (NY), Spirit Square (NC), Equity Library Theatre (NY), AS220 (RI), Bethany Arts Center (CA), Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre (NC), Burning Coal Theatre (NC), North Carolina Museum of Art - and beamed to the Space Station! Plays include MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD, CONTAINMENTS: THE HOME PROJECT-Part II, IN GOLD WE TRUST (with Guy Nickson), ART TALES OF THADDEUS, WOMEN OF THE LIGHT (with Cynthia Mitchell), SPACE INTERLUDE, FINDING CLARA, ACROSS THE HOLY TELL, ON THE DREAMHOUSE SEA, and BIRDS OF A FEATHER: A COMEDY ABOUT DE-EXTINCTION (work-in-progress). Selections from her plays have been published by North Carolina Literary Review, Playwrights’ Center (Monologues-Heinemann Press), Blackbird Press, Left Curve, and upcoming in Best Women's (and Men's) Monologues of 2017.

Awards for June’s plays include the Silver Medal-Pinter Drama Review Prize, North Carolina Arts Council Literature Fellowship, Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre New Plays winner, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Writing Fellowship, Hambidge Center for the Arts Writer-in-Residence, United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County Regional Artist Grant, Writer-in-Residence at Wildacres Retreat Center, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference Tennessee Williams Scholar.

June has received various commissions to develop unique large-scale community cultural projects including DREAMS-OF-FLIGHT involving over 1000 children in North Carolina and Ohio creating literature and artwork about flight for the Wright Brothers centennial celebration as well as the HOME PROJECT: PART I, a multi-arts collaborative installation about land, home, and family in a racially divided Southern community. Past leadership positions include National Endowment for the Arts Theatre Administration Fellows, Executive Director of Theatre Association of Pennsylvania, North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC) Theatre Arts Director, Artistic Director of the Women’s Ensemble Theatre (NY), and City of Raleigh Arts Commission Executive Director. June has also served with distinction the arts field, participating on national, regional, and local boards, panels, and oversight committees for three decades.

June has held faculty positions at institutions including St. John’s University (NY), North Carolina State University, and St. Andrews Presbyterian College (NC). A member of the Dramatists' Guild of America, Playwrights Center (Minneapolis), and International Centre for Women Playwrights, to learn more about June’s work visit www.juneguralnick.com.
 

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