Peter Nachtrieb: a playwriting workshop and conversation

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Photo of Peter Nachtrieb and two mannequins sitting at a table
Award-winning playwright Peter Nachtrieb leads a workshop and conversation, as part of his work as Mazza Writer in Residence at The Poetry Center. Supported by the Sam Mazza Foundation. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center (Room 512)
The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
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Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, 6’6”, is a San Francisco-based playwright whose work has been seen off-Broadway and across the country including at Ars Nova, Woolly Mammoth, SPF, Seattle Repertory, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Southern Rep, Kitchen Dog and in the Bay Area at Z Space, American Conservatory Theatre, Encore Theatre, Killing My Lobster, Marin Theatre Company, Impact Theatre and the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. His newest musical project, Fall Springs with composer/lyricist Niko Tsakalakos, opened at Barrington Stage Company in the summer.

Nachtrieb holds a degree in theatre and biology from Brown University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. He is an alum of New Dramatists and was the Mellon Playwright in Residence at Z Space from 2013 to 2018.

Mazza Writer in Residence

The Mazza Writer in Residence program allows Peter Sinn Nachtrieb to work with students of poetry, drama and other studies, and present performances both on and off the San Francisco State campus, with intensive student and community involvement. The residency pairs classroom workshop situations aimed at students, with performances open to the general public.

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