Whitney Rowland is a freelance playwright and screenwriter currently living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her plays have been produced at Off the Wall Productions (Carnegie, PA), The Rochester Repertory Theatre (Rochester, MN), The Northfield Arts Guild (Northfield, MN), The Barn Players' Theatre (Mission, KS), and at universities and colleges across the country. Her work has been developed at a number of conferences, including the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, the Mid-America Theatre Conference, the Great Plains Theatre Conference, and at both the regional and national Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festivals. Through KCACTF, she was a six-time Regional Ten Minute Play finalist, a two-time Regional One Act Play finalist, and won twice in each category. Her time-bending drama Wayfinding was a 2017 finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference.
On the screen side of things, her kids' sports screenplay The BuzzBots was a 2017 CMU/Sloan Screenwriting Contest Winner, earning her a $7500 grant. Her feature The Way Up was a 2016 finalist for the same award. Whitney holds a bachelors degree in English from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied under Rob Handel.
Should you wish to contact Whitney, please click on the link below. She is always available for commissions, consultations, collaborations, or friendly chats.