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Garret Jon Groenveld

Garret Jon Groenveld is a poet and playwright living in San Francisco, CA with an MA in Poetry and an MFA in Playwriting from San Francisco State University. He also studied with Edward Albee at the University of Houston. He's a founding writer of PlayGround and an inaugural member of the Writers in Residence program at the Playwrights Foundation. His play Missives had well received productions in San Francisco and New York. His play, The Hummingbirds, is a winner of the 2012 GAP Festival from the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley and the winner of the Internationalists Global Playwrighting Prize.

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Long Distance Affair
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Long Distance Affair

Interview with Team Singapore

14 August 2013

An interview with Team Singapore about their experience creating theatre that crosses borders through technology and how theatre can change the audience experience through it.

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My Long Distance Affair
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My Long Distance Affair

Making Push the Button

13 August 2013

With one actor playing to one audience member, Garret Jon Groenvelt sought to create a play that entices the audience member to interact with the material.

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Interview with Ana Margineanu & Tamilla Woodard
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Interview with Ana Margineanu & Tamilla Woodard

12 August 2013

Ana Margineanu and Tamilla Woodard talk about how Skype is changing not only the creative experience for artists but also how and where audiences participate in theatre.

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The Hummingbirds
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The Hummingbirds

The Internationalists World Tour—New York, NY

1 March 2013

Groenveld explores the different interpretations of his play The Hummingbirds as the play can be cast with any age, race, and gender to bring out different nuances of the script.

The Hummingbirds
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The Hummingbirds

The Internationalists World Tour—Bucharest & Berlin

8 December 2012

Groenveld explores the different interpretations of his play The Hummingbirds as the play can be cast with any age, race, and gender to bring out different nuances of the script.

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The Hummingbirds
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The Hummingbirds

The Internationalists World Tour—Mexico City, Mexico

13 October 2012

Groenveld explores the different interpretations of his play The Hummingbirds as the play can be cast with any age, race, and gender to bring out different nuances of the script.

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The Hummingbirds
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The Hummingbirds

The Internationalists World Tour: Zaragoza, Spain

21 August 2012

Groenveld explores the different interpretations of his play The Hummingbirds as the play can be cast with any age, race, and gender to bring out different nuances of the script.