2019 Judges

camillaCamilla Ross (Producer, Actress and Director) is the current president and co-founder of the Emerson Theater Collaborative, and a graduate of Emerson College in Boston. She recently left the Emerson College Alumni Board, after serving for 9 years and teaches at Three Rivers Community College as an online adjunct instructor and a proud member of the Business Department. She is a member of Kappa Beta Delta, and in 2013, was given the honor of being selected Women of the Year by the Women’s Network of Southeastern CT. When not running the day-to-day operations of the company Ms. Ross produces the productions that ETC offers to its community in Mystic CT and Sedona AZ.  As an actress, she was seen most recently performing Harriet Tubman in Lisa Giordano’s Harriet Tubman’s Dream for the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, and in the 2015 co-production of “Freedom Trail” with the Farmington Valley Chorale in Farmington and Simsbury, CT and at Sturbridge Village for their “Freedom Week.” Camilla continues to tour as Harriet Tubman around the country. Some of her favorite acting moments include:  Performing the role of Mabel in Jacob and Daniel Seligmann’s new, original musical “The Big Bank,” and opening as Harriet Tubman, a role she continues to reprise, in Lisa Giordano’s Harriet Tubman’s Dream to a sold out house for “The Hateful Things Exhibit” at the Mark Twain House. Her latest directing project has been Hour Farther by Tony nominated playwright, producer, and actor David Greer. Hour Father featured Keith David from Oprah’s Greenleaf. Thank you Dad for everything!

Doug McGlothlin is a writer and English teacher in Flagstaff, Arizona. His work has appeared in Atticus Review, Arizona Highways, Bartleby Snopes, Clover, a Literary Rag, Flagstaff Live, and Off The Coast Literary Magazine. Two of his ten-minute plays, “Snip” and “Sports Psychology,” were contest winners in the Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase and staged by Theatrikos Theatre Company. He lives in Flagstaff with his wife Debbie and teaches at Coconino High School; he has recently retired from twenty-five years as a wrestling coach to afford more time to write.

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