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Amontaine Aurore

Amontaine Aurore is a storyteller, playwright, actor, director, producer, and performance artist. She is committed to presenting stories that illuminate multiple perspectives and deepen the understanding of human complexities. Amontaine’s plays have been produced in Seattle, New York, Maryland, and abroad. Her solo play, Free Desiree, was named one of the Best New Plays of the New York Fringe Festival by Indie Theater Now. Don’t Call it a Riot, her play about Seattle activism from the Seattle Black Panther Party to the WTO protests, was a finalist in the Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, and premiered in Seattle in 2018. Amontaine has received artist grants from Artist Trust, 4Culture, the Puffin Foundation, and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. She has had writers’ residencies at the Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat on Whidbey Island, and the Seattle Public Library. Amontaine is currently working on an autobiographical novel.

2024 Writers Program