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Isabel Duarte

Isabel is a Luso-Canadian writer. Her stage play, BINGO BABES, won the Samuel French Canadian Playwright’s contest, and is published by Samuel French, Inc. Excerpts from this play are included in the Drama anthologies, The Best Stage Scenes of 2022 and The Best Women's Stage Monologues 2002. 

She is a member of the Playwrights’ Guild of Canada, and has been a member of the Playwrights’ Unit at Cahoots Theatre in Toronto.

Her writing awards include a Heritage Canada Award for her comedic script, THE BUNNY KILLER. She also received a Toronto Arts Council Award for the comedic stage play, MOVING ON DOWN. Isabel attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre, was trained by Sanford Meisner and others, and used to work as a professional actress in Toronto.

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

The Best Stage Scenes of 2002. Smith & Kraus Publishing, Inc., 2003
The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2002 . Smith & Kraus Publishing, Inc., 2003
BINGO BABES. Samuel French, Inc., 2001

Awards

Audience Choice Award at the Female Eye Film Festival for BRAZILIAN WAX, 2006
1st place winner of the Samuel French Canadian Playwright’s contest. for BINGO BABES, 2001
Recipient of a Heritage Canada Award for THE BUNNY KILLER
Recipient of a Toronto Arts Council Award for MOVING ON DOWN
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

Isabel is a certitifed High school teacher and has experience teaching English and Writer's Craft to Senior students, where she led a variety of workshops. 

The presentation and/or workshop can focus on playwrighting and screenwriting techniques, especially taking into account the various levels of experience as well as each students' unique lens.

 

Presentation Length:
45 minutes to 90 minutes
Genre:
Playwriting, Screenwriting, Fiction, Non-Fiction
Grades:
7-12
Audience size:
Open to Discussion
Workshop Description:

Each presentation is followed by a workshop component where students are encouraged to apply the techniques taught and create their own creative work.

Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$$300
Two sessions:
$$450
Three sessions:
$$650
Four sessions:
$$800
GST:
GST not applicable