Hortense Gerardo talks about her plays I SEE YOU, COUNTERPOINT, TOASTING MAN, MIDDLETON HEIGHTS, GLACIAL INCANTATIONS of THE HERAKLES PROJECT and THE HOUR BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF,
MIDDLETON HEIGHTS in Concord, MA March 31 – April 23, 2023
She also discusses the PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD from ICWP, the DRAMATIC WRITING AWARD from Mass Cultural Council, the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION, and the CHANGEMAKER ANTI-RACIST PEDAGOGY LEARNING COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP at the University of California, San Diego.
Hortense is a playwright and anthropologist. She is the Director of the Anthropology, Performance, and Technology (APT) Program at the University of California, San Diego and her works have been performed nationally and internationally, including: LaMama Experimental Theatre, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, the International Performance Art Festival, the Performance Mix Festival, The Fence, and the Nuit Blanche Festival, Toronto
For more information go to: www.hortensegerardo.com
Past works of note
THE MEDFIELD ANTHOLOGY – June 4, 5, and 11, 2020, produced by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the Cultural Alliance of Medfield on the video platform ZOOM during the Covid Pandemic.
THE SAUNA PLAYS – March 20, 2020 produced by ARDNA in Oslo, Norway with funding from the Mass Cultural Council. This production was cancelled due to the Covid Pandemic.
PAINLESS – June 18 – 30, 2021, produced by Speakeasy Stage as part of the Boston Project Resilience.
GLACIAL INCANTATIONS for the Without Walls Festival produced by La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego on April 27- 30, 2023
THE HOUR BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF directed by Jessica Ernst and produced by Sleeping Weasel Theater as part of the Boston Theater Marathon on May 7, 2023.
See the Author Online
Twitter - @hfgerardo
Web page where plays can be found: https://newplayexchange.org/users/261/hortense-gerardo
Hortense was interviewed by Dr Jennifer Munday, Charles Sturt University, Australia.