Ginny Collins

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Ginny Collins is a Winnipeg-based playwright who has worked with both the English and French theatre communities. Originally from Manitoba, Ginny lived and worked for several years in Africa and Latin America as a writer and communications specialist. Her play The Good Daughter was published in the Breakout Anthology of Manitoba playwights and enjoyed a sold-out run at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival where it was among the Best of the Fest. Ginny's short play Terroristas was also published by J G Shillingford Book Publisher in a collection of plays for female actors called Generation NeXXt. Ginny's other plays include Prairie Spirits (2009 Winnipeg Fringe Festival) and MBTV: Histoire en Direct - a bilingual children's play produced by Canadian Parents for French that toured Manitoba French Immersion schools in 2011/2012.

Good Intentions, Ginny's first professionally produced play, was part of Winnipeg Jewish Theatre's 2013/2014 season. Her second play, The Flats/Les Flats was co-commissioned and co-produced in English production by Prairie Theatre Exchange, where she is a member of the theatre's Playwrights Unit, and in French by Cercle Molière in 2017.