Practice being a real theater critic with this one-time opportunity in coordination with the BorderLight International Theater and Fringe Festival!
Learn the ins and outs of theater criticism in the first two sessions. In the third week, all participants will be given free passes to attend performances at the BorderLight International Theater and Fringe Festival in downtown Cleveland. And selected reviews by class participants will be published on the BorderLight website!
Founded in 2016 by Dale Heinen and Jeffrey Pence, BorderLight Festival of International Theatre launches as a 4-day late summer festival from July 24-27, 2019 in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The Festival will feature top-flight performers from abroad, world premiere collaborations between Cleveland-based theatre artists and international artists, and “fringe festival” that will draw performers from the region’s vibrant theatre community and across North America.
How to Be a Theater Critic takes place Thu. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 & 8/1 from 6:30-8:30p at University Circle United Methodist Church.
Christine Howey was a theater critic for 20 years for publications such as The Plain Dealer and Cleveland Scene. She has published four books of poetry and was named Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights (2016-2018). She was named Best Critic in Ohio by the Press Club of Cleveland and the Society for Professional Journalists.