WRITERS' GYM

 

Curated by playwright Ana Candida Carneiro.

 

 

Come develop your writing skills in short, intensive, and focused meetings! 

 

In this series of drop-in meetings, with the duration of one-hour and a half, we will do focused writing exercises, share our writings and discuss one specific aspect of playwriting. 

 

Program:

 

April 2nd, "Character"

April 16th, "Situation"

April 30th, "Plot"

May 7th, "Dialogue"

May 19th, "Audience"

 

Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Place: Harvard University, Emerson Hall, room 307. 

 

 

Meetings are free. 

No booking necessary. 

 

 

Ana Candida Carneiro is an award-winning and published Brazilian-Italian playwright, currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Harvard University, in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Media. Her work has been performed in in Italy, France, Germany Sweden, Finland, Monaco, South Africa, and in the USA, in important theatres such as the Piccolo Teatro and the National Theatre of Nice. She has been supported by institutions such as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Royal Court Theater, MacDowell, and Yaddo. Her works touch on themes like social justice, globalization, immigration, culture clash, gender inequity, and climate change, using multiple and invented languages, heterogeneous linguistic registers and genres, and are increasingly marked by experimentation with the dramatic form. She writes in English, Italian, and Portuguese, and frequently collaborates with artists from other disciplines, markedly composers. She is currently writing a book about teaching playwriting from a global perspective, The Global Playwriting Workbook (Methuen Drama, 2019).She is also the founder and artistic director of Babel Theater Project. For more info goto: www.anacandidacarneiro.com