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Monday 4 May 2020

Latinx Superfriends Playwriting Hour with Georgina Escobar

A 5-week Latinx-led playwriting series featuring writers/theatremakers from across the U.S.

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Monday 4 May 2020

Tlaloc Rivas presented Latinx Superfriends Playwriting Hour with Georgina Escobar livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 20 April 2020 at 4 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 2 p.m. MDT (Denver) / 1 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 21:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Latinx Superfriends Playwriting Hour is a 5-week Latinx-led playwriting series featuring writers/theatremakers from across the U.S. to share writing practices, experiences, and insightful anecdotes of practice, process, and inspiration, featuring Tlaloc Rivas, Alvaro Saar Rios, Christina Quintana, Georgina Escobar, and José Rivera.

Each week one playwright will each bring their own views on how to write dramatic texts, offering tips and prompts via their own particular social consciousness, approaches to theatrical style and form, and how to communicate to your intended audiences. The series is intended for aspiring writers, students of dramatic writing, or for anyone interested creating thoughtful, visceral, and unique blueprints for performance, whether for the stage, screen or other media.

Tlaloc Rivas (curator) and Thea Rodgers (moderator) will be online via HowlRound during each Monday session.

Each session will be one hour. Each program will be livestreamed via Zoom sessions and the HowlRound livestream. The general format will be that each playwright will spend the first half of each session taking you through writing exercises, prompts, etc. and during the second half will answer any questions the online Zoom audience and online social audience might have regarding their own work and their own creative process (format is also subject to change because each writer is unique!). Please note: due to the nature of the session, each playwright will focus on answering questions about being a writer and the writing process and will not be offering critiques on any written work.

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*Please note: Joining the Zoom session means that we will be able to see your face and hear your voice in the zoom conversation and in the live stream. Space in the Zoom class is limited and subject to availability.

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Hola, Georgina,

Pues gracias - for your seminar.  I am using the process to compose each of 3-4 scenes in my current play.   Today, while writing the A-G panels, I discovered that the main character is searching for the right words to get back something valuable that was taken from him.  This parallels my own work with this play: searching for the right words.  Nice insight.  Thanks.  Paul.