ART THAT AWAKENS
Monthly chats with Caribbean Diaspora and Caribbean writers, directors, actors, and creators.
Quarterly readings of full length, and one act plays.
Artist chat will follow.
Coming November 2023
Our January 27, 2023 featured artist, Gretchen Suárez-Peña, is a Puerto Rican playwright who is an MFA candidate in the Dramatic Writing program at Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama (Class of 2024). Her musical, Melina: A Steampunk Musical Tragedy was an official selection of the 2020 Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival. Other successes include winning the writer's grant and best play at the 2019 Be Original Festival for her play, Trafficked. Also, winning best full-length play at the 2018 Tampa Bay Theatre Festival for her show Conversations in the Car, and first prize for her short play, Dry Spell, at the 30 by Ninety Theatre’s 2018 Night of One Acts Competition. Gretchen's short play, The Arithmetic of Memory, was produced by Conch Shell Productions as part of Blue Light Series Fall 2020; and her play Moonwalker was featured in Reset Series 2021. She is currently a member CSP Artist Collective. www.gretchensuarezpena.com FB @playsbygretchen
Join us and be inspired by her journey from being an engineer to an MFA in Dramatic Writing candidate.
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