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Ariel Dorfman

For enquiries regarding Ariel Dorfman please contact us via email or on (02) 9319 7199.

All inquiries for Amateur Licences for Mr Dorfman’s work should be directed to Kim Ransley¬†at Origin Music.

Ariel Dorfman, born in Argentina and a Chilean expatriate, is the Walter Hayes Research Professor of Literature and Latin American Studies at Duke University and is a regular contributor to The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Village Voice, and many other papers world-wide. He is a member of the Academie Universelle des Cultures in Paris and has received numerous honorary degrees. He has been a human rights activist for many years. His books have been translated into over 40 languages and his plays have been performed in over 100 countries.

He is an award winning playwright winning many international awards including two Kennedy Centre Theatre Awards. His play Death and the Maiden won the Olivier Award for Best Play and was adapted into a movie by Roman Polanski. Other plays include, Purgatorio, Mascara, Speak Truth to Power: Voices beyond the Dark, The Other Side and Picasso’s Closet.

His latest works include the Lowell Thomas award winning travel book, Desert Memories; a collection of essays, Other Septembers; Many Americas; and a novel he wrote with his youngest son, Joaquin, Burning City. In 2007, his musical, Dancing Shadows, opened in Seoul, Korea. This collaboration with Eric Woolfson, the principle composer for the Alan Parsons Project won five Korean ‘Tony’ awards.

Most recently he completed his memoir titled Feeding on Dreams.

Cameron Creswell is the sub agent for Ariel Dorfman in the territories of Australia and New Zealand.


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