For anyone interested in learning techniques for transforming life stories into performance pieces––large or small. Course will cover everything from polishing an anecdote to writing an autobiographical monologue to preparing and rehearsing a one-person show, and students will work in the form they’re most drawn to.
Elizabeth Pringle is a playwright, director, actor, and arts & media producer/educator. She has written plays, musicals, opera and zarzuela adaptations, operettas, articles, poems, websites, grants, a film and more. She loves working with language and image to discover meaning and hopefully make art. She has taught emerging playwrights and actors in DC (Theatre Lab, Kennedy Center, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Young Playwrights) and beyond. Elizabeth is also the creator/director of The Shortie Awards: International Film and News Festival, celebrating and promoting youth-made media.