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B. Lois Wadas, RN,

B. Lois Wadas Is a Director, Playwright, Poet and Performance Artist based in NYC. Her first full-length play, Woman to Woman Off-Broadway in New York City. Her play and her Choreopoem were developed and preformed at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York at the International Women Writers Annual Conference.

Lois made her stage début at the West End Gate Lounge in Women in Winter for which she authored ten of the seventeen poems presented in that Choreopoem.

She twice moderated "A Round Table of Women Writers", aired on Manhattan Cable Network Television in NYC.

Lois is an active member of The International Women Writers Guild. She hosted a reading/performance series for writers in Manhattan. S he is also a member of The Dramatist Guild.

As a poet, Lois reads around NYC at bookstores and area cafes. She won a plaque at Out-Write in Boston, her first poetry slam, and took first place at her second Slam hosted by Astrea at NYC. Lois was the Keynote Speaker for Entertainment Industry Nurses Conferences held at the Warwick Hotel in NYC. December 2000 found her among the reader at the Open Center, on Spring Street, NYC.

As a Psychotherapist, Lois uses the creative process psycho dynamically. She maintains a private practice in NYC.

As an Adjunct Professor, Lois Directed Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf @ SUNY Stony Brook and she recently Produced and Directed Woman to Woman at the Harlem Theatre Co. in NYC.

Lois conducts workshops at university campuses. She recently conducted The Good Breast at Wayne State University in Detroit and Hartford University in Connecticut.
Lois appeared on HBO in the Vagina Monologues. Currently she is developing a panel, "Uneasy Alliance" a discussion about relationships between African American and Caribbean Women. She plans to air this discussion on Cable Television.

Lois firmly believes "an unexamined life is a life unlived…"

Website: http://mindmenderplus.com/index.html

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