Janet Schlapkohl


Janet Schlapkohl received her M.F.A. in Playwriting from the University of Iowa. She also has an M.S. in Education from the University of Iowa and a B.S. in Biology with minors in English, Chemistry and Education from Iowa State University. She is the founder of Combined Efforts Theatre, director of Country Camp, LLC and the recipient of the Isabelle Turner Human Rights Award, the Richard Maibaum Award and the Finkbine Award for Human Rights. She was selected as a 2014 Visionary Playwright by Theater Masters. Her plays have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, Colorado, and across Iowa. She has performed her monologues and one woman shows at Riverside Theatre in Iowa City, the Looby Theatre in Nashville and at Stage Left Studio in New York City. She has also worked as a Director, a Dramaturge, a Scenic Artist and a Costume Designer. She lives on a farm in Iowa and can be contacted at: schlapkohl.janet@gmail.com