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Voicebox: Lisa D'amour
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New Orleans , LA
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Voicebox: Lisa D'amour
Landscape and Desire: A Writing Workshop

This workshop will focus on character, self-expression and the often-permeable boundary between a character's internal and external landscape. When does the inside reflect the outside and vice versa? When a character's desire is big enough, every kind of boundary seems to break down / go haywire  between self and other, between one country and another country, between public and private space (think Stanley and his famous, seemingly eternal cry). Over the course of two sessions, we will read and write and think together and explore how we can manipulate (yes manipulate) both landscape and desire to great theatrical effect. Lisa will assign a chapter from Gaston Bachelard's The Poetics of Space before the class  feel free to read the whole thing if you prefer.

Jan 31-Feb 1, 2014
Fri 6-10pm, Sat 10am-6pm

Cost: $100
[A limited number of scholarships are available. If you are interested, please contact bear@newnoise.org for more information.]

About Lisa

A native of New Orleans, Lisa D'Amour is a playwright and interdisciplinary artist. Her plays have been commissioned and produced by theaters across the country, including The Women's Project, Playwrights' Horizons, ArtSpot Productions, Children's Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theater Company, and the Royal National Theater. Her recent play Detroit, a dark comedy that follows two suburban couples facing economic uncertainty, was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Drama and the 2011 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She has received the Steinberg Playwright Award (2011) and the Alpert Award in the Arts (2008). For 15 years, she has been one half of the performance duo PearlDamour known both for large-scale performances that mix theatre and installation such as How to Build a Forest (2011), in which a simulated forest is assembled and disassembled on stage over 8 hours; and more intimate performances such as Bird Eye Blue Print (2007), created for a set of vacant offices in New York's World Financial Center. PearlDamour is a four-time MAP Fund recipient and a 2009 Creative Capital grantee. Upcoming PearlDamour projects for 2013-2014 include Lost in the Meadow, a site-specific work in a meadow which the audience experiences via headphones; and Milton, an immersive piece investigating the sky over five U.S. cities and towns named "Milton."

Voicebox is supported in part by the Foundation for Entertainment, Development, and Education, Inc. Thank you FEDE!

Location

To Be Announced
To Be Announced
New Orleans , LA 70117
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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