A Chip On Her Shoulder at VWCC

Virginia Western Community College and Goodwin Hall Virginia Tech

Written by Kristin Rose Kelly

Directed by Kristin Rose Kelly

Costume Design: Mary Rathell

“A Chip On Her Shoulder” is a docu-musical investigating the experience of women in the field of engineering, written and directed by Kristin Rose Kelly. The performance features verbatim storytelling with turns of music and dance exploring stories of adversity, identity, diversity, and passion. The script is composed of interviews from the Roanoke community including engineering and technology students and mentors at Virginia Western Community College and Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council members involved with WoTech. These interviews intersect with Virginia Tech stories from the original script.


Produced by Virginia Western Community College, Sandra Workman, and Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council      Sponsored by AEP