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Aleta Barthell

Aleta is a playwright, screenwriter and teaching artist in the San Diego area, and a Dramatists Guild Ambassador for the San Diego region. Her stage play, WINDOW OF SHAME, was a finalist with the 2020 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and was a finalist for the 2016 HUMANITAS/CTG Playwriting Prize. Her tv series pilot, ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, was a semi-finalist for the 2020 HUMANITAS New Voices Program and a “Second Rounder” for the Austin Film Festival. Aleta received her Bachelor of Science in Theater from Northwestern University and trained at the British American Drama Academy and Shakespeare & Company. Aleta has studied writing at the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive, the Dramatists Guild Institute and at UCSD.