Lecture: The Stories We Tell and Why We Tell Them

Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
Date/Time:Monday, 08 Apr 2019 at 8:00 pm
Location:Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures
Actions:Download iCal/vCal | Email Reminder
Photo
Kira Obolensky is currently a Mellon Foundation Playwright-in-Residence with Ten Thousand Things, an award-winning theatre company based in Minneapolis.

Kira Obolensky’s recent non-Ten Thousand Things productions include Stewardess (History Theater), Why We Laugh: A Terezin Cabaret (international festivals in Prague and Terezin, Fortune’s Fool in Minneapolis), and Cabinet of Wonders (Gas and Electric Arts, Open Eye Figure Theatre).

She is a Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including the Kesselring Prize and the Jerome Foundation grant. She is a core writer at The Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis and is also on the faculty of Spalding University’s Low-Residency MFA in Writing Program.