Ginger Ingalls' poetry book "To Love" and the audiobook "Blessing" are catalogued and on the shelf in the "A Splendid Wake " literary collection of the George Washington University. Several of her performance pieces also are in this collection in the audio recordings (under "Ginger Prichard" Box 13 Folder 198) of "The Poet and the Poem" radio show hosted by poet Grace Cavalieri. Her poems are published in The Federal Poet journals. A graduate of the George Washington University, she attended the Corcoran College of Art and Design. She studied advanced composition with Shirley P. Yarnall at American University. She began performing her writing during the 1980's and in relation to her photography and onstage at small professional Washington, DC theaters and within multi-media events. Her earlier work has appeared at the historical dc Space, "Monday Night at The National" Theatre, and at the Source and Sanctuary theatres, where she studied and performed improvisationally. She has collaborated with many other artists and groups including: John Cage, Philip Glass, Maida Withers, Grace Cavalieri, Theatre du Jour, Jack Guidone and Michelle Ava at many Dupont Circle-area poetry-beat music-theatre locations, the Washington Project for the Arts, and the Blues Alley Warehouse poetry readings project. She is a member of The Federal Poets and Poets On The Fringe. In 2013, she founded the Creative Juices Writers Group at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Previously, her teaching centered around her guest artist improvisation workshops and performances in collaboration with D.C. public schools and with special needs adults and children including: The Arts Are Magic Festival at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and at The Life Skills Center of Washington, DC.
Written by Ginger Ingalls February 2014
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