Ginny Collins

Ginny Collins is a Winnipeg-based playwright who has worked with both the English and French theatre communities. Originally from Manitoba, Ginny lived and worked for several years in Africa and Latin America as a writer and communications specialist. She is a current member of the Prairie Theatre Exchange Playwrights Unit - a group writers-in-residence initiative.

Most recently, Ginny's play The Flats was produced by Prairie Theatre Exchange as part of their 2016/2017 season. The play was then translated into French (Les Flats) and produced at Cerle Moliere during the same season. In 2014, her play Good Intentions was produced at Winnipeg Jewish Theatre.

Ginny's one act play The Good Daughter was published in the Breakout Anthology of Manitoba playwights and enjoyed a sold-out run at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival where it was awarded Best of the Fest. Ginny's short play Terroristas was also published by J G Shillingford Book Publisher in a collection of plays for female actors called Generation NeXXt. Ginny's other plays include Prairie Spirits (2009 Winnipeg Fringe Festival) and MBTV: Histoire en Direct - a bilingual children's play produced by Canadian Parents for French that toured Manitoba French Immersion schools in 2011/2012.

Ginny is currently under commission by Priaire Theatre Exchange for a play called Revenge and Co.