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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

MJ Perrin

MJ Perrin

Artist Work

Goin Somewhere with My Pink Cap On
2017
Radio play
86 pages

Artist Information

County
Baltimore City
Artistic Category

Literary Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2018

Artist Bio

Ms. Perrin is a MFA graduate from Towson University where she wrote her thesis on the advantages of being a self-producing playwright. Her first episode of Dyke Tracy, Detective ("Murder Most Vile in Fakesville") has been shown at an international festival in Bratislava and produced by several states, including Maryland. She has been selected twice (2017 & 2018) by Fells Point Corner Theatre to be part of their 10x10x10 Festival and by Rapid Lemon Productions for their 2017 Variations on Magic festival. She is currently one of six theatre artists working with New Perspective Theatre in New York to develop short pieces for their Women's Work LAB mentoring and development program. The plays will have an August 2018 showing in New York. She has had eleven plays produced atvarious points in her career.

She is a former member of Playwrights-in-the-Schools for Center Stage Theater in Baltimore where she has also been involved with their Young Playwrights Festival. She has served on the Arts in Communities Advisory Panel for the Maryland State Arts Council, and on the Board of Directors for Baltimore Theatre Project. She currenly an Adjunct Professor II at Towson University, introducing non-majors to the world of theatre and acting.