Fornés Playwriting Workshop 2017

Author: Anne García-Romero

The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, in collaboration with the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the College of Arts and Letters, and the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, is proud to announce the writers who have been selected to participate in a one-week playwriting workshop, in the tradition of playwright Maria Irene Fornés, to be held in downtown Chicago from July 7 to 14, 2017.

Led by award-winning playwright and Fornés protégée Migdalia Cruz, an alumna of Fornés’s Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Laboratory at INTAR, the workshop will culminate in a public reading of selected scenes from workshop students by professional actors in Chicago.

The workshop will be coordinated by playwright Anne García-Romero, Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame.

The 2017 Fornés Playwriting Workshop writers:

Karen Anzoategui

Juliette Carrillo

Mashuq Deen

Georgina Escobar

Nancy Garcia Loza

Isaac Gomez

Joshua Inocencio

Cheri Magid

Nandi Mgwaba

Ingabirano Nintunze

Ken Prestininzi

Andrew Rincon

Juliany Taveras

Susanna Velarde Covarrubias