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Jules Corriere

director , playwright

Jules Corriere, American playwright, theater director. Recipient Presidential award, Points of Light Foundation, 2002. Assistant leader Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast, Newport News, 2002—2004.

Background

Corriere, Jules was born on January 6, 1968 in Opelousas, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of John James and Catherine Julianne Curry.

Education

Student, Christopher Newport University, 1993—1996.

Career

Assistant director Yoder Barn Theater, Newport News, Virginia, 1997—1999. Associate artist Community Performance, Inc., Chicago, since 1998. Partner Community Performance, Inc., Chicago, since 2001.

Works

  • Author: (plays) Let My People Go (Performed At Kennedy Center, 2003), Guns, Knives, Wives, and Miscellaneous, Turn the Washpot Down (Named by Legislature as South Carolina's Official Folk Life Play, 2003), The Lost Ranch, Tidewater Holiday, 2005, (plays) Nuthin' But A Will, 2005, Visiting Hours, 2006, Deep Enough to Swallow Me Whole, A Night at the Barn, Talking Trash, American Voices, Little Victories, Old Time Radio Christmas, Storylines, Between The Arrows, Gospel of the Rock, 2006, Um Caminho Sobre O Muro, 2006. Co-author Swamp Gravy: Brothers and Sisters. Author: (monthly radio show) Whatcha Know Good?.

    Director: (plays) Standing Like Angels. Editor: Long Ago Gone. Director: (plays) Plowing Outback, Hand Me Down Shoes, Pieced Together, Whistle Stop: Etowah, Grit and Grace, Slew Water Stories, Moffat Memories.

    Co-artistic director, playwright Swamp Gravy.

Membership

Assistant leader Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast, Newport News, 2002—2004.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, listening to a community's stories, travel.

Connections

Married John Martin Corriere, October 31, 1992. Children: Cassidy Johanna, Ian Joshua.