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Carolyn Feleppa Balducci
(She/Her)Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright
Works for theatre & film. Publications include fiction, non-fiction, poetry. Translator. Arts Presenter. Creative Writing Faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (retired).
Carolyn Balducci's publications and productions include novels, poetry, creative non-fiction, plays, articles and reviews. From 1977 to 2002 she was a member of the Creative Writing Faculty of the Residential College of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She also taught screenwriting at NYU Tisch/Film Grad Program and writing courses at SUNY Stony Brook. Her publications include a biography of Nobel-prize winner, Grazia Deledda (Houghton Mifflin) as well as a bio of American Transcendentalist, Margaret Fuller (Bantam). Her novels, IS THERE A LIFE AFTER GRADUATION, HENRY BIRNBAUM (Houghton Mifflin) and EARWAX (Houghton Mifflin) have been translated into several languages and optioned for film. Her works for theatre include translations/adaptations of classical comedies Lysistrata La Calandra and La Veniexiana and Alcuin, a Fierce and Elegamt Plea for the Rights of Women based on the 1798 novel by Charles Brockden Brown The Hamptons Quartet adapted from Chekhov's stories, etc. Screenplays include BEST INTE
- Professional Credits
- PRODUCTIONS & WORKSHOPS:
Maestro Pirandello As Remembered by Miss Marta Abba. NYC 2016
FIRESTONE, 10 min. solo performance InScena Festival of Italian Theatre. Cherry Lane, 2016
Dovizi's LA CALANDRA, The Naked Stage, East Hampton/Montauk. 2008
La Calandra, The Hamptons Trilogy, Maestro Pirandello.( (Scenes) ATA Beckman Theatre, NYC 2006.
Aristophanes LYSISTRATA. (adaptation)
University of Michigan Ann Arbor (December 6-14, 1991)
plus Lysistrata Project 2003: 36 readings, US & Canada,
Pima CC 2003 Jersey Arts Centre, UK 2003.¬† Santa Clarita PAC, 2012.
Forthcoming FALL 2020: Pear Theatre, California. (Betsy Kruse Craig, dir.)
OLD RAT'S PROMISE, a Sardinian Folk Tale. Puppets & Live actors. Ann Arbor, May,1999
GIOVANNI THE FEARLESS, a commedia dell'arte folk opera for actors & puppets.
Ann Arbor 1997 NYC.
Book & Lyrics by Carolyn Balducci
Music by Mira J. Spektor (NYWIFT member)
concert/staged readings 2010,
- Writer's Group works
- THE LAST YEAR OF ROBERT E. LEE (Treatment)
Screenplay (Historical, Drama)