The LTC is committed to preserving and forwarding the legacy of María Irene Fornés. We'll regularly update this page to highlight Fornés related news and updates on the development of the LTC's Fornés Institute.
The Fornés Institute, an LTC initiative, preserves and archives María Irene Fornés’s legacy as a teacher, mentor and artist, through workshops, convenings and advocacy. The initiative espouses future plans for a permanent retreat/gathering space/library.
FORNÉS PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP
The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, in collaboration with the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the College of Arts and Letters and the Department of Film, Television and Theatre, is proud to announce the writers who have been selected to participate in a one-week playwriting workshop, in the tradition of playwright Maria Irene Fornés, to be held in downtown Chicago, from June 25 to July 3, 2018.
Led by award-winning playwright and Fornés protégée Migdalia Cruz, an alumna of Fornés’s Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Laboratory at INTAR, the workshop will culminate in a public reading of selected scenes from workshop students by professional actors in Chicago at the Goodman Theatre on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
The workshop will be coordinated by playwright Anne García-Romero, Associate Professor, in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre, at the University of Notre Dame.
The 2018 Fornés Playwriting Workshop writers:
Oscar A. Cabrera
Nancy García Loza
Javier Luis Hurtado
Georgina Leanse Escobar
Gregory S Moss
Juan Francisco Villa
Past National Fornés Events
January 8 to February 12, 2017
What of the Night?, directed by Carlo Murrillo at Theatre Wit
See the Chicago Tribune review here!