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On Dec. 8, award-winning playwright Gloria Bond Clunie will talk about her theatrical journey and explore how the basic tools of playwriting can help everyone all lead more powerful lives.

Anyone who loves theater will enjoy this first-hand account from a star playwright and director, titled “Our Power as Playwrights:  How Playwriting Can Help Us Lead More Powerful Lives.”

In addition to her work as a director and playwright, Ms. Clunie is also known as an educator and a founding member of the Playwriting Ensemble at Chicago’s Regional Tony Award-winning Victory Gardens Theater. Here in Evanston, she is renowned as the founding Artistic Director of Evanston’s Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre.