Adaptation and Playwriting Lecture with Pat Valera

Pat Valera is a theater playwright, director, and dramaturg. Over the last few years, Valera’s theater adaptations have developed a following – Dekada ’70, the musical adaptation of Lualhati Bautista’s novel, and Mula Sa Buwan, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano De Bergerac set in 1940s Manila. He is also the director of both productions. In 2012, Pat was a presenter and panelist for the Prague Quadrennial: A Shared Space – a symposium on devised dramaturgy. Pat has won the Carlos Palanca Memorial Award (CPMA) for his one-act play Gawani’s First Dance (2016) and for his full length play, Symphony (2018).

In this lecture, learn about writing plays, and what it takes to adapt a story and turn it into a stage production. Register now!

Avail of a special lecture pass that includes a gold ticket to Dekada ‘70’s March 13, 8 pm show. Please note that the lecture may contain spoilers. All participants will be sent reminders about the lecture through email. Please ensure that you are using an updated email address when you register.

Calendar   Talks and Lectures
Date Friday, March 13, 2020 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Duration   1h 30m
Repeats? No
June 2020
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