La MaMa Blogs: 2018 La MaMa Umbria: International Playwright Retreat

Friday, April 20, 2018

2018 La MaMa Umbria: International Playwright Retreat

La MaMa is pleased to announced that this summer's playwright in residence at La MaMa Umbria is MIGDALIA CRUZ.  Spend two weeks this summer participating in writing workshops led by an Migdalia while enjoying the peaceful surroundings of the Italian countryside

MIGDALIA CRUZ is a Bronx-born, award-winning playwright, lyricist, translator, and librettist of more than 60 works including: Miriam’s Flowers, El Grito Del Bronx, Salt, Frida, Satyricoño,  & FUR, produced in venues—across the U.S. and abroad—including INTAR, Latino Chicago, BAM, Mabou Mines, National Theater of Greece, Houston Grand Opera, & Ateneo Puertorriqueño, An alumna of New Dramatists, she was named the 2013 Helen Merrill Distinguished Playwright, and was awarded a 2016 NYFA grant.  Current commissions: OSF’s PlayON! & Princeton University. In June 2018, Migdalia will teach her third Fornés Playwriting Workshop at University of Notre Dame (Chicago campus).

Applications are now being accepted for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

For more information and to apply: CLICK HERE

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