Paper UmbrellasWritten by Julie Jigour
A young girl struggles to keep her world intact during her mother’s mental breakdown.
The Mind Behind the Production
Julie Jigour received her BA in English and creative writing from Santa Clara University. A California native and founding member of the Bay Area–based Cardboard Box Theatre Project, she has had staged readings and productions of her plays in San Jose, San Francisco, and Berkeley.
She was selected for the Theater Masters 2014 National MFA Playwrights Festival, which produces ten-minute plays in Aspen and New York.
Julie currently lives in Pittsburgh, where she’s pursuing an MFA in dramatic writing at Carnegie Mellon University.