Julieta tiene la culpa (It´s Juliet's fault): Female Protagonists, Intertextuality, Performance and New Paradigms
204 Maxwell Hall
Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
Julieta tiene la culpa (It´s Juliet fault): Female Protagonists, Intertextuality, Performance and New Paradigms
A Workshop and Lecture by Bárbara Colio, Playwright and Theater Director
Julieta tiene la culpa (It’s Juliet’s Fault) is a play that reunites three great female characters of the modern theater: Blanca from Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire; Nina from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull; and Nora from Henrick Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. Taken out of their original context, these women meet in the lobby of a theater where the coincidence of meeting each other and learning about each other’s story provokes them to reconsider their own life. Bárbara Colio’s work explores new paths for women to consider.
Bárbara Colio’s plays have been performed in Spain, Portugal, France, New York, England, Italy, Argentina, Peru, Costa Rica and in diverse locations in Mexico. They have been translated to English, Portuguese, Gallego, and French. Her work has received several state, national and international awards and she has thirteen important publications. She has been a member of Mexico’s Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte and a Resident Writer at the Royal Court Theatre in London, as well as in New York, Spain, and Singapore. She was also the first Latin American writing resident in Sun Yat Sen, China. Ms. Colio has a Master’s Degree of Advanced Studies in Theater from the Universidad Internacional in Rioja, Spain. She is Professor of Dramatic Composition and Dramaturgy at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma of Mexico and at the Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral. In 2017 she was awarded the Juan Ruiz de Alarcón Award for her achievements and contributions to Mexican theater. She was the fifth woman to receive this award in the past thirty years.
Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA), Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, and Latino-Latin American Studies Program (LLAS)
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