Friday, December 9, 2011

Narrative Theatre Workshop with Juliet Guzzetta


U of M graduate student Juliet Guzzetta has returned to Ann Arbor from her two-year study in Italy to conduct a workshop based on her research about a growing genre of theatre called "narrative theatre"!

Ms. Guzzetta explains that narrative theatre “incorporates a long-standing tradition in Italy, that of storytelling, and is often layered with contemporary social and political issues usually concerning class and shaded with a light, but noticeable, rebellion against bourgeoisie cultural production.”

The workshop will consist of an informal introduction to the genre, followed by a short narrative theater exercise involving the attendees, and finally questions and comments. Snacks will be provided.

The workshop will take place Wednesday, December 7th from 4 to 6 pm. It will be in the Walgreen Drama Center, Room 2439 (the large classroom). Please RSVP to me if you are interested in attending.


Above: Narrative Theatre pioneer Laura Curino in 'Il signore del cane nero'

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