(Master Teaching Artist & Director)
C. Rosalind Bell recently holds a three-year Endowment of the Humanities James Dolliver Artist in Residency at University of Puget Sound. She is the author of three plays, "1620 BANK STREET," "UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES," and "THE NEW ORLEANS MONOLOGUES" and received a City of Tacoma Arts Grant in 2009 and a 2010 commission from Northwest Playwrights Alliance . Her short story, FIRST FRIEND, was adapted into a short film and screened at THE SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL and PBS' KCTS Channel 9. "THE NEW ORLEANS MONOLOGUES," produced by University of Puget Sound in 2007, was named a Top Ten Entertainment by The Tacoma News Tribune and had simultaneous November 2010 productions at City College San Francisco and UC Santa Cruz's Rainbow Theatre. COLORLINES, the national newsmagazine on race and politics, featured Rosalind in its INNOVATORS FOR 2008 issue. She is a member of Macondo, a Writers Workshop conceived by author Sandra Cisneros in San Antonio. She has been a writer in residence at Lincoln High School’s Lincoln Center and schools throughout the South Sound. Rosalind directed August Wilson’s Pittsburg Cycle – staged readings- at the Broadway Center over the past 5 years.