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Terry Teachout- Present at the Creation: Three Visits to a Creator's Workshop--Writing a Biography
Start Date: 1/18/2011Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 1/18/2011End Time: 8:30 PM
Event Description:
Terry Teachout, drama critic of The Wall Street Journal and the author of acclaimed biographies of Louis Armstrong, George Balanchine, and H. L. Mencken, is working simultaneously on three creative projects—each in a different medium. In this series of public presentations, he’ll show how a biography, an opera libretto, and a play move from conception to completion.
Event 1--Writing a Biography
Teachout started writing his sixth book, Black Beauty: A Life of Duke Ellington, in the spring of 2010. The finished manuscript is due in 2013. What happens between now and then? In this exclusive progress report on the writing of Black Beauty, Teachout takes you inside his workshop and tells the inside story of how he is sculpting the public and private lives of a great artist into a large-scale narrative biography.
Location Information:
Rollins College - BUSH  (View Map)
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
United States
Phone: 407-646-2000
Room: Auditorium
Contact Information:
Name: Alda Rees
Phone: 407-691-1995
The Wall Street Journal drama and cultural critic, biographer, librettist
Campus Department
Winter Park Institute
Event is open to the public

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