Nikki Harmon

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Nikki Harmon's plays have been produced in England, India, China, Botswana, So. Africa, Australia, and throughout the U.S. and Canada and run the gamut from political satires to murderous comedies to children's theater. She's been a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and has won, among other awards, University of Central Missouri's Theatre for Young Audiences National Playwriting Award (three times) and Minnesota Association of Community Theatres' award for Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting (the only time it had been awarded in 40 years). Along with her writing, she’s also a stage manager, lighting designer and pen and ink/watercolor artist. Over the years Nikki’s worked on Earthwatch projects including archeological digs at Chankillo, in Peru; 13th-century Hopi Pueblos, in Arizona; and an Early Bronze/Late Neolithic Age dig at Ban Non Wat, in Nakhon Ratchasima, NE Thailand. She's also worked in Kenya with the endangered Grevy's zebras; and on a cheetah rescue farm in Namibia; and has done research for the Smithsonian Institute in Rome at the Bibliotheca Nazionale Centrale di Roma; and illustrated Peruvian katydids for the Smithsonian, in D.C. Nikki studied in Paris at the Sorbonne and the Institut Britannique, and is an alumna of Carnegie Tech (Carnegie Mellon) and Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts, and a member of both Actor's Equity and the Dramatists Guild.

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