World renowned playwright, actor, and director Guillermo Verdecchia will give a playwriting workshop to Drama Studies students on March 27th. The workshop will take place in YH 190 and in Theatre Glendon. Duration: 4 hours, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Maximum number of participants: 15. This workshop is FREE.
To participate in the workshop, please send an email to: DRSTcoord@glendon.yorku.ca. The title of your message should read: Workshop Verdecchia.
This email should include:
- Your name;
- Your year of study;
- The name of any other program you are currently enrolled in (and your specialty) if you are doing a double-major or a major/minor;
- A short paragraph explaining why you wish to take part in this workshop and what you hope to get from it (150 words max.).
The first 15 people to sign in will have a place in the workshop. The others will be on a waiting list. As the number of participants is limited, please make sure that you can participate in the workshop if you sign in.
GUILLERMO VERDECCHIA is a writer of drama and fiction as well as a director, dramaturge, translator, and actor. He is the recipient of a Governor-General’s Award for Drama for his play Fronteras Americanas and a four-time winner of the Chalmers Canadian Play Award. His work, which includes The Art of Building a Bunker (with Adam Lazarus), the Governor-General shortlisted Noam Chomsky Lectures (with Daniel Brooks), the Seattle Times’ Footlight Award-winning Adventures of Ali & Ali (with Marcus Youssef and Camyar Chai), A Line in the Sand (with Marcus Youssef), bloom, and Another Country has been anthologized, translated into Spanish and Italian, produced in Europe and the US, and is studied in Latin America, Europe and North America.