Each Monday night on the Waldron Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre, the Playwright's Lab at Hollins presents a talk by a prominent working professional theatre artist. This week’s guest is Jere Lee Hodgin, M.F.A. graduate in acting and directing from the University of Georgia with over 30 years’ experience in academic and professional theatre. For 20 years he was the producing artistic director of Mill Mountain Theatre where he founded the nationally recognized Norfolk Southern New Play Festival. He is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Actor’s Equity Association, Theatre Communications Group, and The National Theatre Conference. He received the Perry F. Kendig Award in recognition of his efforts to champion the arts in Southwestern Virginia and was named the 1999 Citizen of the Year in Roanoke. Sponsored by the Summer 2015 Playwright’s Lab at Hollins.