Theatre Artist Conversations continue on Friday, February 26th at 12 pm (EST-New York). Each week, we engage Special Guests and stay in community dialogue to keep in touch and share ideas, resources and support. Join us for a conversation with award-winning playwright and social justice activist, Catherine Filloux. Don’t miss hearing about her important work in theatre as a playwright and international culture warrior.
CATHERINE FILLOUX is an award-winning playwright who has been writing about human rights and social justice for over twenty-five years. Her plays have been produced around the U.S. and internationally. Catherine has been honored with the 2019 Barry Lopez Visiting Writer in Ethics and Community Fellowship; the 2017 Otto René Castillo Award for Political Theatre; and the 2015 Planet Activist Award. Filloux is the librettist for four operas, produced nationally and internationally; her new musical Welcome to the Big Dipper is a 2018 National Alliance for Musical Theatre finalist. Recent plays include: White Savior at Pygmalion Productions in Salt Lake City, Utah; her web drama about deportation and children, “turning your body into a compass” livestreamed by CultureHub, and “whatdoesfreemean?” produced in New York City by Nora’s Playhouse. Filloux’s plays have been widely published and anthologized. She received her M.F.A. at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts’ Dramatic Writing Program and her French Baccalaureate in Philosophy, with Honors, in Toulon, France. She is a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders; and the first Art & Peacebuilding Scholar at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego; as well as an alumna of New Dramatists. Catherine has taught playwriting at many universities and colleges including Vassar College, Wesleyan University and Bennington College.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: February 26, 2021 12:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have already registered for a previous session, you can use the same link you already received for this session.
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See you on Friday (at 12:00.)
David J Diamond
La MaMa Umbria International
Transformational Coaching for Artists
Theatre Without Borders