City Theatre invites playwrights to put on their shorts and virtually come to Miami for CityWrights, a lively weekend of writing and workshops. Playwrights and theatre artists joining us online through #NEWPLAY TV will be able to participate in intimate professional development panels with Garry Garrison, David Faux, David J. Loehr and Israel Horovitz. Please feel free to interact and talk to us on Twitter via hashtags #newplay and #cwc11
The following sessions will be broadcasted LIVE on #NEWPLAY TV:
Friday June 24, 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific: Dramatists Town Hall Meeting
- Gary Garrison (Executive Director of Creative Affairs) and Andie Arthur (South Florida Regional Representative) will speak and answer questions on what is happening inside the Dramatists Guild.
Friday June 24, 3:45 - 4:45 PM Eastern / 12:45 - 1:45 PM Pacific: Dramatists on the Web
- David J. Loehr (Founder of 2amtheatre.com) and Andie Arthur will speak on how the internet can change careers and open up new possibilities for playwrights.
Saturday June 25, 2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific: Without an Agent
- David Faux (Director of Business Affairs, Dramatists Guild) will speak on contract negotiation and finding your place at the table without an agent.
Saturday June 25, 4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 - 2:00 PM Pacific: Theatre Smarts and Etiquette: A discussion on how to build relationships effectively
Saturday June 25, 6:00 - 7:30 PM Eastern / 3:00 - 4:30 PM Pacific: Artistic Directors Roundtable on Season Selection and Programming
- Participating Artistic Directors: Henry Fonte (Jerry Herman Ring Theatre), Israel Horovitz (Gloucester Stage Company and New York Playwrights Lab), David J. Loehr (Riverrun Theatre Company), John Manzelli (City Theatre), Ricky J. Martinez (New Theatre), Stephanie Norman (City Theatre), Jeff Revels (Orlando Rep), and Deborah Sherman (The Promethean Theatre).
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