Fornés Playwriting Workshop 2018

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 June 25 to July 3, 2018. 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 at the Goodman Theatre on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

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 2018 Fornés Playwriting Workshop writers:
Oscar A. Cabrera
Taeyin ChoGlueck
Nikkita Duke
Cristina Frias
Nancy García Loza
Javier Luis Hurtado
Exal Iraheta
Julia Izumi
Georgina Leanse Escobar
Gregory S Moss
Marilo Nuñez
Jorge Rivera-Herrans
Mónica Sánchez
Juan Francisco Villa