To celebrate the Saigon Players’ 15th Anniversary this year, together with our sponsor, The Hive Saigon, we are proud to host this intensive playwriting course! We are looking for comedy sketches/short plays to stage at our 15th Anniversary show in the latter part of the year and this event will be a great way to prepare interested writers! It is open to participants from 18 years old and above.
This is a two-session event to give participants time to write.
7 PM, Thursday, 22 March
1 PM, Saturday, 24 March
Venue: The Hive Saigon, 94 Xuân Thủy, Thảo Điền, District 2, HCMC
Option A: March 22 session: 300,000 VND
Option B: March 22 and 24 sessions: 500,000 VND
The March 22 session is a lecture-training open to all. The March 24 session includes giving of feedback to written work and reading of work by actors.
Spots are limited so pre-register now! Pre-registration (including paying of workshop fee) can be done at The Hive Saigon. For other inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The workshop trainer is Professor Carlos Morton from the University of California, Sta. Barbara.
Prof. Morton has over one hundred theatrical productions, both in the U.S. and abroad. His professional credits include the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Denver Center Theatre, La Companía Nacional de México, the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and the Arizona Theatre Company.
He is the author of The Many Deaths of Danny Rosales and Other Plays (1983),Johnny Tenorio and Other Plays (1992),The Fickle Finger of Lady Death (1996), Rancho Hollywood y otras obras del teatro chicano,(1999), Dreaming on a Sunday in the Alameda (2004), and Children of the Sun: Scenes for Latino Youth (2008).
A former Mina Shaughnessy Scholar and Fulbright Lecturer to Mexico and Poland, Morton holds an M.F.A. in Drama from the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Texas at Austin.
Morton has lived on the border between Mexico and the United States since 1981, teaching at universities in Texas, California and Mexico. He is currently Professor of Theater at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Many thanks to The Hive Saigon and Professor Bennett McClellan of RMIT University for helping in making this happen!
See you at the workshop!