Tara Meddaugh is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s MFA program in Dramatic Writing. Her work has been presented by Theatre One, Fusion Theatre, One Armed Man, Oracle Theatre, Inc, the Bobik Theatre Ensemble, Woman Seeking…, the Acme Theatre Company, and various universities including Gardner-Webb and Colgate. Her plays have also showcased at the Artists of Tomorrow Festival in NYC, the Pittsburgh New Works Series and the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Alaska. Serial monologues she wrote were performed for two years by the internationally recognized receptionist-robot, Valerie, and she toured in a Children’s Theatre Troupe, which she wrote for, co-directed, and performed in. She has taught Playwriting at Carnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and led Creative Dramatics Workshops for children and teenagers in underserved areas. She is a recipient of the Shubert Fellowship in Dramatic Writing, the New Works for Young Women [Actors] Award and is a member of the Dramatist’s Guild.
Tara Meddaugh was awarded a Screenwriting grant at Carnegie Mellon in 2004 for The Young Blue Eyes