This has just come in, very last minute, but deadline is not until June 20 and it's FREE!
Apply to study playwriting this summer in TDF's Young Playwrights Summer Program.
In working with award-winning playwright Crystal Skillman, we will be exploring political and personal beliefs in playwriting. The program will last two weeks for three hours a day, and it will also feature guest artists and a trip to a new play. Students will work individually and in teams, with a final presentation on the last day of the intensive.
Who is eligible: HS students grade 9-12 who are interested in learning the craft of playwriting and creating their own plays. Students must have well developed writing skills, and an interest in playwriting along with a recommendation from a teaching artist or English teacher. Team spirit, commitment and enthusiasm are important qualities for this program.
What is the Young Playwrights Summer Program:
- Playwriting workshops five days a week, for two weeks, with independent and group writing done on your own
- Attend a Broadway show—for study & inspiration
- Small group seminars with professional playwrights and artists about creative process and craft
- Write (and rewrite) a ten-minute original play
- Professional actors read student plays
- Final work given a staged reading by professional actors
- Snacks and Metro Cards are provided
When is the Young Playwrights Summer Program:
- June 25-29, July 2,3,5,6
- 1-4 pm M-F (except the 4th of July), 1-7pm July 6
- Final presentation 5-7pm on July 6
Where: TDF offices: 520 8th Avenue Suite 801 NY, NY 10018
Final performances presented at an off-Broadway theater TBD
How do I apply: Admission to the TDF Summer Playwriting Intensive is by application and teacher recommendation.
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Natalie Mack has offered to help. See her if you are applying.