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“Craft Bites” with Maureen Gualtieri & Katherine Koller
February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ESTFree
Tuesday, February 23rd
Join this enticing dialogue between playwrights Maureen Gualtieri & Katherine Koller as they share bite-size excerpts from their own work and engage in conversation about writing drama. Register for this FREE event HERE.
Maureen was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. Her award-winning plays have been seen at the Toronto Fringe Festival (Monkey Love, 2007; “B.Q.” as part of Trip, 2013; Odd One Out, 2017) as well as other festivals. She has directed, assistant directed, student mentored and script coordinated in venues such as Hart House Theatre, the Sears Drama Festival/NTS Drama Festival, and Tarragon Theatre. Maureen is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.
Katherine Koller writes for stage, screen and page. Her first plays, Cowboy Boots and a Corsage and Magpie, were for CBC radio. Her full-length stage plays include her Alberta LandWorks Trilogy: Coal Valley, The Seed Savers and Alberta Playwriting Competition winner, Last Chance Leduc. Her opera, The Handless Maiden, received a recital reading in Vancouver and Hope Soup, for radio, was recorded at the Edmonton Fringe. Her web series, about Edmonton youth changing their world, is at sustainablemeyeg.ca. Art Lessons, her novel, was a Finalist for the Edmonton Book Prize and the Alberta Readers’ Choice Award. Winning Chance, her recent collection of short stories, won a 2020 High Plains Book Award and the Exporting Alberta Award. Short fiction has also been published in Grain, Room, Epiphany, Alberta Views and Edify. Katherine is a contributor to Edmonton City as Museum Project online. As well as teaching and mentoring, she co-produces Script Salon, a monthly new play reading series now in its seventh year, and Edmonton Script Salon Podcasts. Her screenplay, Waterfall, is in development. Riverkeeper, her latest play, was a Finalist in the 2020 Jane Chambers Playwriting Award. www.katherinekoller.ca