The Theater of War: What Ancient Tragedies Can Teach Us Today

Monday, October 2, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)
Edith Stein Hall 133
Event Type
Lecture - Speaker
Contact
Yonca Karakilic
3784
Department
Theatre Department

Artist talk by Bryan Doerries, Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions and creator of Antigone in Ferguson.

Bryan Doerries is a Brooklyn-based writer, director, and translator, who currently serves as Artistic Director of Theater of War Productions. A self-described evangelist for classical literature and its relevance to our lives today, Doerries uses age-old approaches to help individuals and communities heal from trauma and loss.
 
Theater of War Productions uses dramatic readings of seminal plays and community conversations to confront topics such as combat-related psychological injury, end-of-life care, police and community relations, prison reform, gun violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and substance abuse and addiction.

In conjunction with Antigone in Ferguson.
 
Open to the Campus Community Only 
 
Categories: Arts Transcending Borders, Classics

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