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January 30, 2018 - February 4, 2018
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT 
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Georgina Escobar

Playwright

Georgina Escobar is a NYC based playwright and devised theatre director via Ciudad Juárez. Her plays have been called "Chic-Burton", "Frontera Funk", and "Beckettian". She seeks to define a novo Latinx/Wabi Sabi aesthetic and often directs and devises her own work. Her plays have been seen and developed at INTAR, Dixon Place, The Flea, Lincoln Center, Clubbed Thumb, Governor’s Island, Milagro Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Duke City Rep, Marfa Live Arts, The Magic, The Lensic, and others. Professional development includes the Djerassi Playwright’s Initiative, MacDowell Colony Fellowship (upcoming), the Fornés Writing Workshop, the Kennedy Center’s National Theatre for Young Audiences Award, The Lit Associate gig at the O’Neill, and more. She is the finalist for the 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award. Some of her plays include "Bi-(be)", "The Beacons", "Sweep", "The Ruin", "All Strings Considered", "Death and the Tramp", "The Unbearable Likeness of Jo, Semity, & Jones", "Ash Tree" and "The Circuz". Collaborations include "A Ribbon About A Bomb", "Quixote: On the Conquest of Self", "Firerock: Pass the Spark" (formerly known as "Coal.") georginaescobar.com


My Speakers Sessions

Friday, February 2
 

1:30pm EST