Gina Musto
She/her/hers
Minneapolis, MN
Biography

Gina Musto is a playwright and dramaturg living in Minneapolis. She graduated in July 2018 from Augsburg University in their MFA program for playwriting. Her play "Buffy the Bedbug Slayer" was performed in the Minnesota Fringe Festival in 2017 and she has also written for Theatre Unbound's 24:00 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown and the Playwrights' Center's Ubu Roi Bake-Off. She has worked as a dramaturg with Park Square on show such as "My Children! My Africa!" and "Nina Simone" as well as with the History Theatre on "Complicated Fun" and "The Highwaymen". Her writing is currently exploring the ways we use the fantastical and supernatural to grapple with social issues in our world. 

Plays

Ellie Callis is a sex ed teacher in Warsaw, Indiana. Accused of violating the abstinence-only policy in the state, Ellie is interrogated by her students and her peers at the school board meeting. As the tension escalates, the community members begin to grapple with what sex ed really looks like and how questions of sexuality and education are much larger than they seem.

Cast:
Cast Size: 9 Roles by Gender: 4 men, 5 women Roles by Race: 9 race-neutral

Successes

Gina Musto's play "Indiana" was selected as a finalist for the National Queer Theater's reading series in 2018.