Dara Weinberg is a writer and theater person, originally from Los Angeles, currently living in Poland. Forms related to the Greek chorus are an ongoing obsession.
Texts for performance (produced or forthcoming): Washington National Opera (American Opera Initiative), the Maryland Science Center, Cincinnati’s NaNo Opera Works, Opera America, the Kraków Jewish Culture Festival, the Touch Theatre (Dotknij Teatru) Festival in Łódź, and the DC Fringe with MOVEiUS Contemporary Ballet.
Writing: HowlRound.com, NewInternationalTheatreNews.org, Biweekly.pl, American Theatre Magazine, and elsewhere.
Directing: California, Oregon, Colorado, Maryland, Germany, Poland, and Hungary.
Teaching: Creative writing, theater, film, and media studies at universities in the US and Poland since 2009; numerous chorus and poetry workshops for actors and students.
She holds degrees from Johns Hopkins (MFA, Writing Seminars) and Stanford and is the recipient of two Fulbright grants to study Polish theater.
Contact: put an “@” between daraweinberg and gmail.com.