Meema (or Memory) and her sisters run the most successful inspiration factory in the universe, The Idea Factory where they don’t make money, they make ideas! Meema wants to tell you a story (that’s never-ended) about Narcissus & little black mirrors that make everyone just like him, obsessed with themselves and what the mirror reflects back at them! Written by Georgina Escobar Starring: Barron Bass, Jennifer Sun Bell, Adriana Colon, & Mindy Escobar-Leanse Produced by Chad Chenail Assistant Produced by Megan Bagala Executive Produced by Rebecca Cunningham For the Grownups!Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltalesGirl Tales Store: https://girltalespodcast.com/store-2/Rebecca’s Newsletter: https://girltalespodcast.us16.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=164c30f0c37a086fa0e32bb5b&id=bdacaecdddFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/girltalespodast/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/girltales/Girl Tales Grown-Ups Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2394948737386136
Aquí&Allá: Conversaciones con creadores de MX & EU
PROARTESMEXICO.COM.MX Interview in English with Georgina Escobar by Peter Hay, May 26th, 2020. Entrevista en inglés con Georgina Escobar por Peter Hay, 26 de mayo, 2020. Georgina Escobar is a playwright that tells stories and paints worlds as an artist, herself of two worlds, as a way to relive the mythos and language of her native country, Mexico. Her work has been produced, workshopped, and supported by INTAR, Milagro, Marfa Live Arts, Sin Muros Festival at Stages Repertory Theatre, and many others. She has participated as a fellow and resident in many internationally renowned residency and educational programs. She is the recipient of TYA Kennedy Center National Award, represented the US at ASSITEJ in Denmark and Sweden. She is nominated for a Drammy for Best Original Script, was a Finalist for the 2019 National Playwrights Conference at the O'Neill and added to the 2019 Kilroys List, she was awarded the "Outstanding Service to Women on the Border" award for her work as a producer of V:DAY Spotlight on the Women of Juárez, and is currently on the board of Marfa Live Arts and the advisory committee of the Latinx Theatre Commons. Georgina Escobar es una dramaturga que cuenta historias y pinta mundos -como artista de dos mundos-, como una forma de revivir el mito y el idioma de su país natal: México. Su trabajo ha sido producido, realizado en taller y apoyado por INTAR, Milagro, Marfa Live Arts, el Festival Sin Muros en el Stages Repertory Theatre y muchos otros. Ha participado como becaria y residente en diversos programas de residencia y educación de renombre internacional. Ella recibió el Premio Nacional TYA Kennedy Center, representó a los Estados Unidos en ASSITEJ en Dinamarca y Suecia. Fue nominada para un Drammy al mejor guión original, fue finalista de la Conferencia Nacional de Dramaturgos de 2019 en el O'Neill y, agregada a la Lista de Kilroys de 2019, recibió el premio "Servicio destacado a las mujeres en la frontera" por su trabajo como productora de V: DAY Spotlight on the Women of Juárez; y actualmente forma parte de la junta de Marfa Live Arts y del comité asesor de Latinx Theatre Commons. Aquí&Allá: Conversations with Creators from the MX &USA: In this bilingual series, PROArtes México sits down with contemporary artists working in the USA or MX and discusses their work, concepts, ideas, and interests in their preferred language. A translated version of the interviews available on our website. En esta serie bilingüe, PROArtes México invita a creadores de arte contemporáneo que trabajan en Estados Unidos de América y México, y charlan sobre su trabajo, conceptos, ideas e intereses. Las versiones traducidas de las entrevistas se encontrarán disponibles en nuestra página web.
SS2E5: Does Anyone Have a Plan for What It Will Take to Reopen? and AND THEN THEY FORGOT ABOUT THE REST by Georgina Escobar
Professor Brian Herrera (aka StinkyLulu) ponders why the postponement of the film version of IN THE HEIGHTS threw him for a loop; distills some common threads among the many contingency plans informing disparate conversations on what it will take for theatres (and colleges) to reopen; and contemplates the particular current resonances of the world built by Georgina Escobar in AND THEN THEY FORGOT ABOUT THE REST.
Sol Project’s Associate Artistic Director, David Mendizábal, and Producing Assistant, Joey Reyes, interview playwright Georgina Escobar about her Spring 2019 production of Then They Forgot About The Rest at INTAR Theatre, the future of Latinx representation in American society, and the progression of Latinx storytelling in the American Theater. Georgina Escobar is originally from Juárez, México. She employs multiple mediums to create impossible narratives for the stage that explore themes of fantasy, mythology, surrealism, family relationships and feminism. Learn more about Georgina and her work at www.georginaescobar.com. David Mendizábal is an NYC based director, designer, and one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of The Movement Theatre Company. Learn more about David and his work at www.davidmendizabal.com. Joey Reyes is a queer, Latinx, Two Spirit, grandchild of a Mexican immigrant, born and raised in Southern California with six younger siblings. They have resided in Brooklyn, NY since late 2017 working as a producer, director, and facilitator. IG & Twitter: @joeykangarooooo. Follow us on Facebook at The Sol Project and Instagram and Twitter at @solprojectnyc!