Writing the World
How do we write/right the rites of the world in all of its troubles and joy? How do we make plays as citizen-artists? This playwriting intensive focuses on the writing of a first draft centered around questions of art-making as civic dialogue framed as a poetic and transformational practice.
Caridad Svich received 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement. She is a playwright, translator, lyricist, poet, essayist,, editor and educator. Her plays have been seen across the US and abroad. Among them are 12 Ophelias, Iphigenia Crash Land Falls..., The House of the Spirits, Jarman (all this maddening beauty) and De Troya, which premieres at Cara Mia Theatre in Dallas spring of 2017. She is editor of three books published by TCG: Audience Revolution, Innovation in Five Acts and Out of the Fringe as well as volumes from Manchester University Press, Smith & Kraus, Eyecorner Press and more. Visit her at www.caridadsvich.com