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Leslie Powell

3433 E. Edgemont Street
Tucsonn AZ 85716
978 270 2106

North Shore Readers Collaborative Theater

             The Readers Collaborative Theater is the joint venture of Ron Pullins, myself and Marc Clopton. We are devoted to the advanced development of plays and theater on Boston's North Shore. We currently sponsoring a Saturday Morning series of plays in the Readers' Theater format, all of which take place once a month at Marc Clopton's Actor's Studio at the Tannery in Newburyport on the second Saturday (after the first Sunday) of each month. Audience development is encouraged thorugh a talk back following each play. For more information on the Collaborative, go  here. 

Leaky Roof Productions

    Leaky Roof is a production company formed by Ron Pullins, Leslie Powell, and Tim Diering, committed to producing dramatic works. An earlier incarnation with Leslie Powell and myself was the vehicle for the production of Five Sleazy Pieces during the Late Night Series at the Player's Ring in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 2004.

   Leaky Roof produced a fringe version of The Movie Mogul, starring Tim Diering, Jack Rushton, and Gina Columbo for the New England Fringe Festival September 25 and 27.Cowinner for Audience Choice awards.. The play then moveed to the Actor's Studio for a three play weekend, along with a short play by Jeff Onore on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Columbus Day weekend, September 10, 11, 12. audience Award.

Random Acts
Co-Founder and Producer with Hailey Klein of “Random Acts” a play-in-a-day festival which began in 2001.  Produced for eleven years at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport.


Writers and Actors, INK
Co-founder, also with Ms. Klein, of Writers and Actors, Ink. A collaboration of writers and actors dedicated to the development of new plays. Founded 2003.


All the Way to Chattanooga: A Ten Minute Play
    Our Voices Together Festival, Staged reading, April 2009
    Universal Theatre, Provincetown MA January 2009
    Image Theater, Fem Noire Festival, Productioin, Lowell MA 2012   

Enough: A monologue
    Boston Playwrights Threatre Swan Festival, April 2009

Surrise: A monologue
    Last Frontier Conference Valdez AK June 2012

Soldier Boy: A Ten Minute Play
    Produced at the Boston Theatre Marathon, 2009
    Produced at Fall Shorts, Glouceester MA, Oct 2009

Mrs. McAlaster's Plot, co-written with Ron Pullins

     Produced at Belfast ME 15 Minute Festival, 2002, Finalist

     Produced at Mill City Minutes, Lowell, Fall 2006
     Produced at American Globe, NYC, Turnip Festival, Spring 2008

Movie Mogul in His Mama's Muumuu, co-written with Ron Pullins

    Staged Reading. Belfast ME 15 Minute Festival, 2003, Runner Up.

    Produced Five Sleazy Pieces, Short play review, Player's Ring, Portsmouth NH

   Produced F.U.D.G.E. Festival, Watertown MA. 2012

The Movie Mogul, a full length play, Co-written with Ron Pullins, 2008
     Firehouse (Newburyport) New Works Festival
     New England Fringe Festival, Boston, September 2008
     The Actors Studio, Newburyport MA, October 2008

The Way Life Should be: A Full Length Drama

    Staged Reading, New Works Festival, Newburyport (MA) 2004
    Old Pueblo Playwrights New Works Festival Tucson, Arizona 2005.
    Short listed for the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference 2006.
    The Actors Studio, Newburyport, Workshop Production Sept 2012
    Last Frontier Theater Conf, Staged Reading, as The 'A' Word. June 2012.

Your Precious Word
    Firehouse Center for the Arts, New Works Festival, 2004
    Mill City Minutes, Image Theatre, September 2006.  

Nailed: Ten Minute Play, co written with Ron Pullins
   Old Pueblo Playrights New Works Festival, Tucson AZ

    Boston Theater Marathon, May 2011
    Published in Boston Theater Marathon Anthology
    Inspirato Festival, Toronto Canada, May 2012
    Last Frontier Theater Conference, Play Slam, Valdez AK, June 2013

The Other Woman
   Last Frontier Theater Conference, Staged Reading, June 2013

Take Me In: A full length drama
    Staged Reading, Footlights Theatre, Jamaica Plain MA
    New Works Festival 2003, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA

The End
    Fem Noire Festival, Image theater, Lowell MA 2011
    Girl Play, Women's Theater Project, staged reading, Ft Lauderdale FL June 2014

Alone At Last
    Actors Studio, Newburyport March 2013.
    Play in A Day Showcase, Unscrewed Theatre, Old Pueblo Playwrights, Nov 2014


Advanced Playwrighting Intensive, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Summer 2007.
Last Frontier Playwrighting Conference, 2012, 2013.

Associations and memberships

Dramatists Guild, Associate member
Old Pueblo Playrights, Board, Tucson AZ
Alliance for Dramatic Storytelling, Tucson AZ