Small Plates, Big Ideas with Fred Shahadi
9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
5510 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Please join us for a casual conversation with alumni film maker, playwrite and television writer Fred Shahadi (Theatre '01)
Tuesday, September 26
9:30 to 11:15 am.
Tierney Alumni House
Small Conference Room
5510 Woodward Ave.
Detroit MI 48202
Fred will share his experience breaking into the industry and his expertise developed over time. Bring your questions and be prepared for an engaging conversation!
Fred Shahadi is an award winning filmmaker, playwright, television writer, and actor living in Los Angeles CA. He recently finished writing, producing, and directing his short film Later Daters as well as his short series Same Suits. His short film Two Out-of-Work Actors has done well on the film festival circuit winning 10 awards for best comedy. Fred's play BOX, had two successful Off Broadway runs in 2003 and 2011 and he was the head writer for three seasons for the Emmy nominated Recipe Rehab on CBS. Fred won consecutive Heck-Rabi Dramatic Awards for his plays Plastic Man and Supertrain, as well as a Parents Choice Award for his work on Recipe Rehab in 2014. Fred is also the author of the cult science fiction novel Shoot the Moon which Mat Johnson author of Pym, Incognegro, and Loving Day, called "a brilliant fever dream of a novel--wildly creative, relentlessly funny, and wholly unique. Fred Shahadi has an utterly original literary voice that you're going to want to sit down and listen too."
Coffee and bagels will be provided