Thursday, January 29, 2015

Playwriting Job Talk on 2/2 - Anne García-Romero


The Department of Theatre & Drama Presents a Job Talk by

Anne García-Romero

Monday, February 2nd, 2015
5:00 p.m.
2439 Walgreen Drama Center
(North Campus)

Anne García-Romero’s plays include Provenance (Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference)Paloma (National Latino Playwriting Award runner-up), Earthquake Chica (National Latino Playwriting Award finalist), Mary Domingo (Goodman Theatre Commission) Mary Peabody in Cuba (National Latino Playwriting Award finalist), Land of Benjamin Franklin (Actors Theater of Louisville Ten Minute Play finalist), Girlus Equinus (Ensemble Studio Theater One-Act Marathon finalist), Don Quixote de la MinnyMarta's Magnificent MundoDesert LongingJuanita's Statue and Santa Concepción. Her plays have been developed and produced at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, Arielle Tepper Productions’Summer Play Festival (Off-Broadway), The Mark Taper Forum, Hartford Stage, South Coast Repertory, Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, INTAR, HERE, New Georges, Borderlands Theater, Nevada Repertory Company, Jungle Theater, East L.A. Repertory, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Open Fist Theater Company, Wordbridge Playwrights Laboratory, LoNyLa Writers Lab, The Orchard Project and the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She's received commissions from the NYSF/Public Theater, The Mark Taper Forum and South Coast Repertory. She’s been a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights Center of Minneapolis as well as a MacDowell Colony fellow.

Ms. García-Romero is currently developing a screenplay adaptation of her play, Mary Peabody in Cuba, with actor/director/producer, Andy Garcia. She has also written for Peninsula Films, Elysian Films and Disney Creative Entertainment. 

She is the U.S. translator for the internationally acclaimed The Grönholm Method by Spanish playwright, Jordi Galcerán. 

Her plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Playscripts, NoPassport Press and Smith & Kraus.

She’s an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame. She’s also taught at USC, Cal Arts, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College and Wesleyan University. Her areas of specialization are playwriting, Latino Theater Studies, dramaturgy and solo performance. Her article on Latina playwrights is published in the Latin American Theatre Review

Ms. García-Romero holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama and is an alumna of New Dramatists in NYC. She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists. 

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