Creating Plays for Audio & Digital Formats With Natalie Meisner
DESCRIPTION: No question, the landscape for writers of theatre and plays has changed. We all hope for the curtain to go back up, but in live spaces but in the meantime there are other formats we can explore. Join Natalie Meisner for this fun & hands on workshop to create your own short online digital new work.
Natalie Meisner is a playwright, an award-winning multi-genre author and 5th Poet Laureate of Calgary. BADDIE ONE SHOE (Frontenac) is a collection of odes to renegade women who fight the powers that be with laughter. LEGISLATING LOVE: THE EVERETT KLIPPERT STORY (University of Calgary Press) illuminates the life of a beloved Calgary bus driver and the last Canadian to be jailed for homosexuality. Her play BOOM BABY won both the Canadian National & the Alberta Playwriting Award. SPEED DATING FOR SPERM DONORS (Playwrights Canada Press) was a hit at Lunchbox & Neptune. Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family (Fernwood) topped non-fiction lists and her first book for kids My Mommy, My Mama My Brother & Me (Nimbus) is about a two-mom biracial family finding community. Meisner is a wife and mom to two great boys and a Professor in the Department of English at Mount Royal University where she works in the areas of creative writing, drama and gender/ sexuality studies.
This workshop is part of Live Bait Theatre's 2020 New Works Festival (IRL) - for more details on the Festival, or Live Bait, visit www.livebaittheatre.com
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