Theatre Arts & Performance Studies

Jesús I. Valles Wins 2023 Yale Drama Prize

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Congratulations to Jesús I. Valles '23 MFA on winning the 2023 Yale Drama Prize for their play Bathhouse.pptx.

"Valles, a Mexican immigrant from Ciudad Juaraz who is pursuing an M.F.A. in playwriting at Brown University, described “Bathhouse.pptx” by saying, “This work is a group project for perverts. Somewhere between lecture, re-enactment, and cruising ground, an informative presentation on the history of cleanliness and bathing starts to burst at the seams with the ghosts of a bathhouse at the end of the world.”

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