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Cory Hinkle

Cory is a recent transplant to Los Angeles where he is a member of the Playwrights Union. Previously, he lived in Minneapolis, where as a member of Workhaus Collective, his plays Little Eyes and SadGrrl13 were produced. He is a two-time Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights' Center and the recipient of a McKnight Advancement Grant. Cory’s other plays have been produced or developed at New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, Cape Cod Theatre Project, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Pavement Group, Jackalope Theatre, SPF Summer Play Festival, and P73 Productions, among others. He has collaborated on a number of devised shows including All's Fair/The War Within at the Southern Theater, Fissures (lost and found), which premiered at the 2010 Humana Festival and Clandestino (co-created with Jeremy Wilhelm and Victoria Stewart). He received his MFA in playwriting from Brown University. More info at www.coryhinkle.com

Photo from Western Society.
Empathy for our (often) Ridiculous Culture
Essay

Empathy for our (often) Ridiculous Culture

Gob Squad’s Western Society

25 November 2014

Cory Hinkle writes about Western Society from the British-German collective Gob Squad, and its multi-media, audience-involving production that investiages wish fulfillment, starting with the recreation of "one of the least watched videos on the Internet".

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Wrestling with Character and Theatricality
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Wrestling with Character and Theatricality

Thoughts on Mickey Birnbaum’s "Backyard"

19 August 2014

Cory Hinkle reviews Mickey Birnbaum's Backyard, which used wrestling both literally and metaphorically to create "lurid storytelling" 

The Twin Cities
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The Twin Cities

How Are Theater Artists Living in the Livable Twin Cities?

13 February 2012

The HowlRound City Series continues with this look at the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul

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Interview with Steve Epp
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Interview with Steve Epp

20 July 2011

Playwright Cory Hinkle interviews Steve Epp to discuss his process devising performances which are often rooted in an exploration of history.

Twin Cities
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Twin Cities

A series featuring voices from in and around the Twin Cities' theatre communities.