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Writing Workshop: Kara Lee Corthron

Nov 21 2015 - 12:00pm -- 3:00pm

Want to take risks with your writing? Jump mediums? Change the tone and tenor of your work? New Dramatists brings you another monthly, Emergency Fund Writers Workshop with award-winning, multi-medium playwright Kara Lee Corthron. Please join us SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST 12-3pm. To learn more about Kara and her workshop read below...

Kara's Workshop is part of New Dramatists' dual-service program which brings unique, low-cost writing classes (taught by our award-winning resident playwrights and distinguished alumni) to the general public. ALL PROCEEDS go toward an emergency fund provided for in-need writers who apply...

To enroll please write to us at ndworkshops@yahoo.com immediately. Placement is limited. Class is $40.

Face Your Fears

Ever have big writing dreams in your head, but can't seem to write them down? Ideas for TV shows, but don't know where to begin? An ambitious play that takes place under the sea? Or has 50 characters? Ever wanted to genre hop? Join me for three hours of exercises and discussion on facing your writing fears, silencing your inner critic, and finally getting your dreams down on the page. What have you got to lose?

Kara Lee Corthron’s plays include Julius by Design (Fulcrum Theater), Etched in Skin on a Sunlit Night (InterAct Theatre, Philadelphia), AliceGraceAnon (New Georges), Holly Down in Heaven (Forum Theatre, DC area), Spookwater, Listen for the Light, and Welcome to Fear City. Kara is the author of the young-adult novel, The Distance From Me to You, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster. Awards/Honors: 2014-2015 Naked Angels/New School Issues Project Resident Playwright, Boomerang Fund for Artists Grant, Berkeley Rep 2014 Ground Floor Lab Residency, 2012-2014 Women’s Project Lab Time Warner Foundation Fellowship, The Vineyard Theatre’s 3rd Annual Paula Vogel Playwriting Award, the Princess Grace Award, two NEA grants, the Helen Merrill Award, Lincoln Center’s Lecomte du Nouy Prize (three-time recipient), the Theodore Ward Prize, the New Professional Theatre Writers Award, three MacDowell fellowships, residencies at Skriðuklaustur (Iceland), Djerassi, Hawthornden (Scotland), the Millay Colony, Ledig House, and New Dramatists. Fulcrum Theater, a company Kara helped launch, received a 2013 Obie Grant. TV: writer for NBC’s Kings (2008-2009). She has taught at various institutions including Primary Stages’ Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA), Ohio University, NYU-Tisch, Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, and Temple University. http://www.karaleecorthron.com/

Event Details
  • Location
    424 West 44th Street
  • Open to the Public
 
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