Rwandan Playwright wins International Theatre Award

16 October 2011 to 17 October 2011
First International Theatre Award to Odile Gakire Katese, Rwandan Playwright, Novelist, Poet, Director

The League of Professional Theatre Women’s International Committee
invites you to celebrate the first Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award to be awarded to Odile Gakire Katese

Sunday, October 16th, 2011, 5pm-7pm
at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, 972 Fifth Avenue at 79th Street
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Monday, October 17th, 2011
Martin E. Segal Theatre, Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 5th Avenue at 35th Street
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Odile Gakire Katese “in her own words”

excerpts from Sweet Dreams, Ngwino Ubeho and Book of Life

4:00pm - 6pm
Status and projects of women working in International Theatre
panel discussion moderated by Anne Cattaneo Lincoln Center Theater dramaturg, founder and head of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors’ Lab and recipient of the prestigious 2011 Margo Jones Award
Gerda Stevenson SCOTLAND, Dijana Milosevic SERBIA, Odile Gakire Katese RWANDA, Deborah Asiimwe UGANDA, Martha Coigney USA

6:30pm - 8pm
An Evening with Odile Gakire Katese
Scenes from Ngwino Ubeho, excerpts from Book of Life and a clip from Sweet Dreams, a film by Lisa Fruchtman and Rob Fruchtman about Odile’s unique vision.
Interview followed by Q&A and reception

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 6:30pm-8pm,  DramaTalk, NYU Tisch Schoolof the Arts
Saturday, October 15th, 2011 3pm-5pm, Bourbon Cafe
Wednesday, October 19th, 20117pm-9pm, Lark Play Development Center RSVP:


Award Ceremony and Reception hosted by the League of Professional Theatre Women
with additional support from: Martin E. Segal Theatre, Graduate Center, CUNY, Henri Peyre French Institute, Graduate Center, CUNY, Cultural Services of the French Embassy

Odile Gakire Katese
Rwandan playwright, novelist, poet,
director and humanitarian
first recipient
Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award


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