Caridad Svich is a playwright/text-builder, screenwriter, translator, lyricist, editor, and educator. Website: www.caridadsvich.com. Svich received a 2018 Tanne Foundation Award, the 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theatre, a 2018-2019 NNPN rolling world premiere for RED BIKE, 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and NNPN rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based Isabel Allende’s novel, and the 2018 Ellen Stewart Career Achievement in Professional and Academic Theatre Award from Association of Theatre in Higher Education. She has won the National Latino Playwriting Award (sponsored by Arizona Theatre Company) twice, including in the year 2013 for her play Spark. She has been short-listed for the PEN-West Award in Drama four times, including in the year 2012 for her play Magnificent Waste.
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This event is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and is presented by Theatre Studies in collaboration with Inner Voices.