Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Upcoming: Shop Talk with Maria Goyanes of the NY Public Theatre, November 19

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University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance presentsMaria Goyanes, New York Public Theatre (image: backstage.com)

Shoptalk with Maria Goyanes, Associate Producer of New York’s Public Theatre

November 19, 3:00 PM, B. Iden Payne Theatre (WIN), 23rd and San Jacinto, University of Texas. Free admission.

Maria Goyanes is at UT to serve as the professional respondent to the premiere of Kimber Lee’s FIGHT. Maria will conduct a Shoptalk, moderated by Steven Dietz. Ms. Goyanes is brought here through the generous support of the Michener Center for Writers and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

MARIA GOYANES is currently the Public Theater's Associate Producer. Previously she served as the Director of Special Projects, where she worked on the development and cultivation of new plays and initiatives that supported the work of a wide range of artists. She helped launch the theater's successful Public LAB, a series now in its fourth year that brings productions in development to audiences for only $10.

Both The Good Negro by Tracey Scott Wilson and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman transferred to The Public's mainstage subscription season after successful runs in Public LAB.

She spearheaded the Suzan-Lori Parks' yearlong "365 Days/365 Plays" festival for New York City, working with 70 theater companies and over a thousand artists. She is also the Executive Producer of the OBIE Award-winning 13P. She is the recipient of the Josephine Abady Award from the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Theatre and Dance Info Line- inquiry@uts.cc.utexas.edu or 512-471-5793

Directions: The Winship building is located on the East Mall circle near the intersection of San Jacinto and 23rd streets. Parking is available in the San Jacinto Garage on San Jacinto near Dean Keeton

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