Lee Green Pope is an author, playwright, acting coach, storyteller, award-winning theatrical director, and published freelance writer. In addition to her many theatrical awards, she received the National Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. This award was cofounded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Sen. Robert Taft.
Mrs. Pope has written and directed twenty youth plays, and all of them have been produced at various theatres. In addition, she has adapted and directed four Shakespeare plays that were presented with original music and dance. She has presented playwriting workshops at Mississippi Theatre Association conventions, Southeastern Theatre conventions, and Gulfport Little Theatre.
She has conducted summer theatre camps for young people, ages four to eighteen, which included basics of theatre and young playwrights’ workshops, and she has been a storyteller at libraries and elementary schools.
This is the fourth in her “not so Grimm faerie tale” series, which include The Twelve Outrageous Dancing Princesses, The Enchanted Toyshop, and The Cinderella Diary. By the way, Lee Green Pope has a beautiful black and white Siberian husky named Sasha.