Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Video: Interview with Nastaran Ahmadi


Interview with Nastaran Ahmadi about playwriting, her lesbian theater company,  and her upcoming show at the Cherry Lane. http://www.cherrylanetheatre.org/programs/mentor_project/

Previous playwright interview with Nastaran:  http://aszym.blogspot.com/2012/06/i-interview-playwrights-part-462.html

Nastaran Ahmadi's plays include Molly's 25th (art.party.theater.company, 2012), Exile (Finalist, 2012 O'Neill Fest; Honorable Mention 2012 Jane Chambers Award), The Bet (Workshop in Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2012 Black Swan Lab), Doctoring (Finalist, 2010 O'Neill Fest; Honorable Mention 2010 Jane Chambers Award), The War Is Over (Yale Cabaret, 2006), Strangers (The Ontological-Hysteric Theater 2009 "Incubator" Series), and Layla and Majnun (Carlotta Festival, 2006).  Nastaran attended The Exchange's Orchard Project in June 2012 to develop her new play with original music, Rocket Song. Nastaran was a 2011-2012 Writing Fellow at The Playwrights Realm in NYC and a 2011-2012 Writer-in-Residence in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program. She received an Honorable Mention in 2010 for the Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award. Nastaran is delighted to have been invited to serve on The Lark Play Development Center's Artistic Advisory Board for the 2012-2013 Season. Member Playwright: Lark Play Development Center (Monthly Meeting of the Minds, 2012/13). MFA: Yale School of Drama, Playwriting (ASCAP Cole Porter Prize). www.nastaranahmadi.com

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1 comment:

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