In celebration of Culture Days 2012, Theatre Alberta and the Writer’s Guild of Alberta will be co-presenting play readings featuring two amazingly talented Albertan playwrights: Katherine Koller and Nicole Moeller. Nicole and Katherine will read from their favourite works and take will take questions from the audience. The event will take place in the Theatre Alberta Library on Saturday, September 29th, from 1-2 p.m. and is entirely FREE.
Katherine lives in Edmonton and writes for radio, stage and screen. Her one-acts, including Cowboy Boots and a Corsage, have been produced at the Edmonton Fringe Festival, on CBC radio, and across the country. Some of her full-length plays include Coal Valley: the Making of a Miner (2005) and The Seed Savers (2009). Katherine teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. Her website is www.katherinekoller.ca.
Nicole is a playwright and arts administrator from Edmonton. Recent credits include: An Almost Perfect Thing (Workshop West, Outstanding New Play Sterling Award winner), Without You (Studio Theatre), My Gay Husband. What an Asshole. (Loud & Queer, Guys in Disguise), Two Seconds (One Storey Window). Nicole is a graduate of Grant MacEwan University’s Journalism and Theatre Arts programs. She is currently a member of the Citadel Theatre’s 2012/2013 Playwright’s Forum.
Theatre Alberta’s Library will also host an open house that day, so be sure to take this opportunity to browse through the selection of Canada’s largest fully circulating theatre library. See you then!