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At age five, Shaylee's mother went missing. At age eighteen, Shaylee is now applying to college to be a songwriter, attempting to create a new life free of any connection to her traumas. While in the midst of preparing for auditions, she unsuspectedly gets sucked into the world of her memories. Set in Oregon, this story tells us to never forget where we've come from or where we're going and to face the challenges our own mental health may present.

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A virtual workshare of song and scene excerpts was presented on August 29th, 2021.

A condensed staged reading was produced at Carnegie Mellon on December 6th, 2019. 

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Director - Emma Cordray

Emma is a director and dramaturg from Columbus, Ohio and has been working on Birds & Beansprouts since May of 2019. She is spending the 2022-2023 academic year in Madrid, Spain as a Fulbright Scholar.

 

View her work at: 

https://www.emmacordray.com

Producer - Ella Rosenblum

Ella is a producer, stage manager, and production manager from New York City and has been working on Birds & Beansprouts since December of 2019 She is spending the 2022-2023 academic year in Budapest, Hungary as a Fulbright Scholar.

 

View her LinkedIn at: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ella-rosenblum-82319976/

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Stay tuned for future readings, workshops, and productions!