Life Jacket Theatre Co.
New York, NY 10023
Workshop with Leigh Fondakowski - Head Writer, The Laramie Project
CREATING THEATRE FROM REAL EVENTS: A WORKSHOP WITH LEIGH FONDAKOWSKI, HEAD WRITER - THE LARAMIE PROJECT
PART 1: SEPT. 15 (6PM-10PM), 16-17 (10AM-6PM)
PART 2: SEPT. 22 (6PM-10PM), 23-24 (10AM-6PM)
LOCATION: LINCOLN CENTER
During this hands-on workshop you will work closely with LEIGH FONDAKOWSKI (Head Writer, THE LARAMIE PROJECT) to create dramatic works based on real-life stories. You will experience the step-by-step process of working theatrically with raw material when contemplating the early stages of new work. By working with Leigh on one of her theatrical productions currently in development you will explore such questions as: How do you develop material theatrically? What is the relationship between the content and theatrical form? How do you decide if there is a play in your idea when working with history and real events?
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to info@LifeJacketTheatre.org. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Early submissions are encouraged as only a few applicants will be accepted.
September 15, 2017 - September 24, 2017
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