Written by Hailey Colwell (age 11), and Hailey Colwell (age 21)
Upon finding her fifth grade journal, a writer crosses timelines and meets her younger self. New scenes and a source text collide as she traces her start as a storyteller growing up in Saint Paul.
Written for the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Produced by the Snelling Fire Brigade.
Directed by Joe Allen.
Corinne Nugent as Woman
Michaela Stromberg as Girl
Chloe Stromberg as Girl
Kaya Richie as Guy
John Ballin as Dad/Editor
Lukas Levin as Jimmy
Maddie Granlund as Mollie
Nidhi Day as Jessie
Aidan Jhane Gallivan as Aidan
“It’s clear from Girlhood that Colwell has been a confident writer for far longer than I’ve known her, but this script reaches for a new level of formal ambition as well as new depths of feeling, and it succeeds brilliantly.” — The Tangential
“It feels real, because it is real.” — MinnyApple
Photos by Aidan Jhane Gallivan.