In our 31st Season, we hosted our 16-week playwriting and performance class for members of CASA in the South Bronx. Students wrote and performed in their own short plays alongside a professional playwright, a professional director & professional actors. The final performance also featured an excerpt from Working Theater’s 2016 production, Dan Hoyle’s The Block.

Final Performance: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Pregones Theater, Bronx

Two People Go To Vote by Joseph Cepeda
Steps by Althea Matthews
The Transit by Joseph Smalls
Smudge by Stephanie Londono
A Walk in the Park by Porfirio Caraballo

TheaterWorks! Instructor/Director: Dan Hoyle
Guest actors: Yvette Ganier, Clinton Lowe, Flaco Navaja
TheaterWorks!Stage Manager/ Producing Intern: Haley Wolf

The 2016 TheaterWorks! Program was co-sponsored by CASA and Working Theater
Susanna Blankley, Director, CASA | Sheila Garcia, Deputy Director, CASA

Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA) is a membership driven tenant organizing project of New Settlement Apartments that works primarily in the Southwest Bronx whose mission is to protect and maintain affordable and safe housing through collective action.

The TheaterWorks! Program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the Axe Houghton Foundation.