Podcast: New Dramatists Van Lier Fellows

April 6, 2012

From Top Left: Van Lier Fellows Jackie Sibblies Drury, Brian Otaño and Charise Castro Smith
From Top Left: Van Lier Fellows Jackie Sibblies Drury, Brian Otaño and Charise Castro Smith

Each Friday, David Dower of the Center for the Theatre Commons at Emerson College's Office of the Arts in Boston interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots.

Current New Dramatists Van Lier Fellows Jackie Sibblies Drury, Brian Otaño and Charise Castro Smith were each interviewed for the podcast, called The David Dower Friday Phone Call, on HowlRound.com.

Click here to listen to Jackie's interview where she talks about talk about the Fellowship, her multiple artistic homes, the impact of the Van Lier Fellowship on her sense of herself as a playwright, and and the fine line between respect and stalking.

Click here to listen to Brian's interview where he talks about his ride with New Dramatists as an Intern, his interest in film and television writing, and the bright spots for him leading up to the Fellowship.

Click here to listen to Charise's interview where she talks about her goals for the 18 months of the Fellowship, what New Dramatists means to her, how she’s using it, and the impact of her acting training on her writing.

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