Lavinia Roberts is a published and award-winning playwright, puppet designer, and theatre teacher. She has over thirty plays for young people published with Applause Books, Big Dog Plays, Brooklyn Publishers, Heuer Publishing, Plays; The Drama Magazine for Young People, Pioneer Drama, Smith and Kraus, and Standard Publishing. Her book, A Little Drama; Playful Activities for Young Children is published with Redleaf Press. Her work has been seen in all 50 states and around the globe. She has a Masters in Educational Theatre for Colleges and Communities from New York University and BFA in Fine Art from the University of Kansas.