Sunday, February 26, 2012

Upcoming: Mud Offerings by Natalie Marlena Goodnow, Southwestern University, April 3

Southwestern University, Georgetown


Mud Offerings Natalie Marlena Goodnow Southwestern University

Mud Offerings

by Natalie Marlena Goodnow

Tuesday, April 3, 5:30 p.m.

Sarofim Fine Arts, Heather Hall

Southwestern University, Georgetown

This piece is a solo play unraveling the culturally complicated truths, lies and mythologies of women's spirituality and sexuality in contexts of violence and betrayal. Directed by Dino Foxx and kt shorb.

Natalie Marlena Goodnow is a nationally recognized teatrista, teaching artist and cultural activist from Austin, Texas. She performs, directs and writes; she's been practicing some combination of those forms for seventeen years and began teaching through and about them 8 years ago. She specializes in the creation of original work for the stage, as a solo performer and in collaboration with other performers and playwrights, both youth and adult.

Mud Offerings is the 2011 winner of the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, which recognizes excellence in feminist plays and performance texts nationwide and has been presented at conferences festivals and venues such as the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington DC) , the Women at Work Festival, Stage Left Studio (New York, New Yor4ki and El Mundo Zurdo: An International Conference on AnzaldĂșan Thought (San Antonio, TX). Natalie ('07) studied Theatre, Spanish and Feminist Studies at Southwestern University.

This performance is sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Feminist Studies Program, the Theatre Department, Kappa Delta Chi sorority, and Latinos Unidos.

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