Gina Montet

Gina Montet

A graduate of the University of Miami, Gina Montet has been active in South Florida theater for almost twenty years as a writer, director and actor. Gina began her career as a playwright in 1998 with her musical, LITTLE FIRE, at the Coconut Grove Playhouse where she continued to write and direct for eight seasons. Among her many successful works are her environmental education and literacy incentive plays for...
A graduate of the University of Miami, Gina Montet has been active in South Florida theater for almost twenty years as a writer, director and actor. Gina began her career as a playwright in 1998 with her musical, LITTLE FIRE, at the Coconut Grove Playhouse where she continued to write and direct for eight seasons. Among her many successful works are her environmental education and literacy incentive plays for young audiences which have been touring Florida since 2000 and continue to entertain and educate tens of thousands of Florida students each year. An experienced educator, Gina shares her talents with various schools and theaters in Miami where she teaches Theater Arts and Film Production. Gina is a founding member of the Mangrove Creative Collective.
Additional information on Gina and her work with MCC can be found at www.mangrovecreativecollective.org.

Plays

  • Overactive Letdown
    Married and in love, Christine and Mark are eagerly expecting their first child. When the birth doesn’t go as planned, Christine’s anxious mind escapes to an imaginary world crafted from the movies she loves. Maternal instincts elude her and she pulls away, losing her grip on reality as the fantasies take over. Overactive Letdown is a revealing portrayal of motherhood and an intimate unveiling of the downward...
    Married and in love, Christine and Mark are eagerly expecting their first child. When the birth doesn’t go as planned, Christine’s anxious mind escapes to an imaginary world crafted from the movies she loves. Maternal instincts elude her and she pulls away, losing her grip on reality as the fantasies take over. Overactive Letdown is a revealing portrayal of motherhood and an intimate unveiling of the downward spiral of post-partum depression.
  • The Prey
    The Prey, an original play by Miami playwright Gina Montet, is a tale of beauty, love and murder in the heart of the Florida Everglades. Set deep within the wild Florida frontier of 1912 and Inspired by actual events, The Prey is a chilling interpretation of one of Florida’s most notorious killings.