Eljon Wardally is a Playwright and Screenwriter born in New York with Grenadian roots. She got her start performing at Downtown Art Theatre on the Lower East Side and has worked for MTV as a Producer/ Director covering red carpets and special events across the U.S. and Caribbean. Plays include: Blooming In Dry Season (O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist), By A Thread (Sundance MENA Theatre Lab Semi-Finalist), Big Black Balloon (O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Finalist), Bishop (O'Neill National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist, Kennedy Center Finalist) The Gift (The Network One Act Festival Semi-Finalist), Home Sweet Home (The Strawberry Festival Semi Finalist), Docket 32357 (New Works By Young Women Finalist), Charlotte's Song (Judson Church).
Short Films include: Kicked, Docket 32357 (Winner Audience Choice International Black Film Festival of Nashville, Winner Grand Jury Prize Huffington Post Black Voices Breakthrough Theater Series). Docket 32357 Web Series. She received her MFA in Playwriting from Fordham/Primary Stages as part of its Inaugural class.
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