Paddy Gillard-Bentley

Paddy Gillard-Bentley

PADDY GILLARD-BENTLEY has been involved in one aspect of theatre or another since her Mother, Tessa, was four months pregnant with her, performing in Time Out For Ginger.  Her full-length play, Shaking the Dew from the Lilies, debuted in Kitchener, Ont. Canada, in November 2002 and received its American premier in 2005, in Denver, Co., and will be performed in October in North Hollywood at The Red Brick Road Theatre. Quantum Entanglement  has been produced several times (Philadelphia, Calgary, Kitchener).  Her one-acts, White Noise, Sanguine Sonata & Comic Strip, and many shorter plays have been produced in Canada, the US, and UK.  Frailty Thy Name is Woe  has been published by Meriwether in Volume II of Young Women's Monologues from Contemporary Plays (between a play by Arthur Miller and Steve Martin’s Underpants). And Then Full Circle has been published in Mother/Daughter Monologues Volume 4: Urgent Maturity

Paddy is the Artistic Director and founder of Flush Ink Performing Arts, the Chair of The Coalition of Performing Artists, and a former President of ICWP (International Centre for Women Playwrights).  Paddy’s plays online.