Voice & Vision’s workshop for solo women writer/performers
This Fall workshop will focus on the creation of one-woman plays and performance works. Headed by acclaimed writer/performer Dael Orlanderwmith, this 8-week course will focus on exploring dramatic structures for solo performers, and the creation of new work. Both a traditional play structure and alternative performance structures will be examined and explored in both writing and performance-based sessions.
Participants should have some previous acting and writing experience. Class size will be small, and open only to women.
Mondays, beginning Oct 8th, 630-930pm, location TBD in Manhattan.
Please contact Amanda Cooper for more information: acooperATvandvDOTorg, or 212 268 3717
Dael Orlandersmith is an OBIE Award winning writer and performer (Beauty’s Daughter), a Pulitzer Prize finalist (Yellowman), and the recipient of over a dozen awards and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN/Laura Pels award, and in 2007 a Lucille Lortel. Dael has had numerous solo and multiple-actor plays receive Off Broadway and regional productions. As a poet/performer, Dael has toured extensively with the Nuyorican Poets Café throughout the US, Europe and Australia. Over half a dozen of her plays have been published, including publications of some collected works. Dael is currently working on a play called Bones for the Mark Taper Forum.