Meet the Retreatant: Corianna Moffatt

21 Jun

Corianna is the Associate Producer & Dramaturg for Playwrights’ Commons.  She’s been working hard to help put the Retreat together, and will also participate as a dramaturg. 

Corianna Moffatt is an actor, director, playwright and dramaturg originally from Nashville, TN, currently residing and creating in Boston, MA.  As an actor she has performed the roles of Thea Elvsted in Hedda Gabler, and Cassandra in Agamemnon at Boston University, where she received her BFA in Theatre Arts in 2010.  She has also performed with Nashville Shakespeare Festival and Boston Actor’s Theatre.

As a dramaturg, her main interest is in new play development and devised theatrical works.  For her undergraduate thesis, she co-conceived and dramaturged Here Lies, an ensemble play inspired by Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology.  She was recently an invited guest artist at BU, where she directed and developed The Last Confession of the Virgin Maria, a new play by Philip Berman, as part of the 2011 S.T.A.M.P. Festival.  She has studied Roy Hart Voice Work and Choreographic Theatre under Enrique Pardo and Linda Wise in Paris, and is working towards receiving her Roy Hart Teaching Certificate through their training center, Panthéâtre.  She is the author of two plays, Orange-Colored Sky andBête.

With Playwrights’ Commons her current projects include the creation and implementation of new programming, associate leadership of next season’s C1 Lab, co-leadership of the summer 2011 Artists’ Playground (co-hosted by Company One), and dramaturgy for the 2011 Freedom Art Retreat.

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