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Masterclass with David Petrarca

David Petrarca is an award-winning director, whose work includes HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," "Game of Thrones," "Big Love," "Hung," and "True Blood" as well as "Marco Polo," "Jessica Jones" and many other projects for Netflix. He also worked as an executive producer on "Those Who Kill," ABC series "Eli Stone" and "Drop Dead Diva." In 1996, David was chosen by the Chicago Tribune as a "Chicagoan of the Year." Same year, he was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Musical Production for "The House of Martin Guerre" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. He won the 1998 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best Director of a Musical for "The House Of Martin Guerre." In 2002, he directed the musical "A Year With Frog And Toad" on Broadway which was nominated for three Tony Awards including Best New Musical. David has taught at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the O'Neill Center and Northwestern University and has developed new work for New York Stage and Film and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.


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