From writing plays to rapping, Christopher Gabriel Núñez is a man of many talents. In this new interview, Christopher talked with The Pickwyck about his experience attending NYU, what spurs his creativity and his involvement in the Ojai Playwrights Conference!
Tell us a little bit about your earliest memories of theater, music or creative writing? Do you have a creative family?
When did you decide you wanted to become a playwright?
Who was the biggest influence on your playwrighting?
What has inspired you to write any particular piece of work? Could you give us a few examples of your earlier work and compare it to more recent work. How do they differ or relate?
What has been your experience so far working with the Ojai Playwrights Conference? How did you get involved with them initially?
Tell us about your play The Surgeon and Her Daughters! What has it been like bringing this play to life?
Tell us about your education at NYU! Was there a particular instructor or experience that was especially crucial to your creative development as an artist?
What advice would you share with an aspiring playwright?
Are you working on your next project already and if so, could you tell us a little bit about it?
Some personal favorites: what is your favorite movie, book or TV show?
Favorite place to write? Do you do any creative exercises to get in the writing zone?
You are also a musician, performing as a rapper. Do you incorporate that into your writing work as well?