Amina HenryCore Apprentices 2012
Amina Henry is a New York City-based playwright and arts activist. Recent produced works include The Paper Swan in the One-Act Play Festival at the Towne Street Theatre (Los Angeles, CA), the 2012 InspiraTo Festival (Toronto, Canada), and the One-Act Play Festival at Flathead Valley Community College (Kalispell, MT); The Bride at Midnight in Sticky at the Bowery Poetry Club (New York, NY) and My Beautiful Grandmother in the 2011 Estrogenius Festival at Manhattan Theatre Source (New York, New York). Her work has been developed by The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, HERO Theatre, The Cell, The Hive Theatre and Shakespeare's Sister Company. Her full-length play An American Family Takes A Lover will be produced by The Hive Theatre at the end of this year. She has a B.A. in English from Yale University and an M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University. She is currently an M.F.A. Playwriting candidate at Brooklyn College under the guidance of playwrights Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney.