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Off-Imagination – Playwriting Workshop with Anna Fuerstenberg


March 23, 2023
19:00 - 20:30
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Join us on March 23, at 7:00 p.m., for a playwriting workshop with writer, playwriter, and poet Anna Fuerstenberg! She will delight us by reading an excerpt from one of her plays before presenting us with the secrets of playwriting. Participants will then be invited to try their hand at applying their newly acquired skills.


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Anna Fuerstenberg was born in a refugee camp outside Stuttgart, Germany. She came to Montreal as a child and won a scholarship to The Montreal Repertory Theatre School. It changed her life. Her plays and film scripts have been produced in Canada and abroad, and she has directed theatre in several languages and on several continents. She has also written short stories and poetry, which have appeared in Parchment and Montreal Serai.

Fuerstenberg returned to the stage, performing at the Dark Horse Theatre in Nashville and the Tarragon Extra Space in Toronto, and in Reading Hebron in Montreal. Fuerstenberg directed three original one-act plays at Concordia, one of which, Midnight at the Metro, a musical, she also wrote. She is the dramaturge of Crossroads which opened at the Centaur Theatre in Montreal, and she directed her version of The Tale of Two Cities in Denver, Colorado. Anna Fuerstenberg was the Director of the Theatre Plant and the Artistic Director of Teatro Sin Fronteras in Toronto. She is one of the founding members of English Language Arts Network of Quebec. She has directed Michel Tremblay in Spanish in Ecuador and her own play Guerrilla Caregiver in French.


This workshop is made possible thanks to PlayConnect.