Gina Marie Dropp is a Chicago based Theater Artists, focused on Playwriting, Directing, and Theater Development. Gina received her BA in Performance Arts from Young Harris College (2015) where she focused on acting and directing, working on projects such as The Valentines Cabaret, a variety show curated and directed by Dropp to raise funds for theatre students to study abroad and competing as a director at the KCACTF conference. Shortly after her undergraduate studies, Gina relocated to Chicago to study with The Second City, The Annoyance, and other surrounding comedy theaters in the areas of Improvisation, Sketch Writing, Solo Performance, and Stage management in shows such as Under-aged Thinking (The Second City), Gravedigger: The Musical (Lincoln Loft), and The Solo Showcase(The Annoyance). Her work in The Second City’s writing program propelled her to focus in on her play writing, she is currently and MFA candidate at Spalding University. Gina has started and managed many creative projects such as her podcast, The Giving Care Podcast, focused on her work as an In-Home Care Specialist. Most recently Gina Dropp has started working with Four Walls Theater as the Director of Development, Marketing and Patron Services, as well as the Stage manager for the theater’s first two virtual productions.