The Writers’ Room is an intensive seven week writing workshop developed by The New Colony Co-Founder Evan Linder (Byhalia Mississippi, The Bear Suit of Happiness, 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche) and taught by Co-Artisitc Director Fin Coe (Fun Harmless Warmachine, Other Rockpools) and Ensemble Member Will Cavedo (Plastic Revolution, That Sordid Little Story).
Since its first session in January 2015, TNC’s Writers’ Room has seen over 90 new full-length plays developed with tools used in The New Colony workshop process, several of which have recieved their world premieres.
The students of The Writers' Room will also have an opportunity to work with the actors and directors of Intro to TNC, cultivating the collaborative spirit between actors, playwrights, and directors that is vital to The New Colony's work.
The Writers’ Room will meet on Sundays from 10:30am-1:30pm at Vagabond School of the Arts (4001 N Ravenswood, 5th Floor) from September 22 - November 3, and reconvene in January to share completed first drafts. Attendance in January is mandatory.
Applications Due: 11:59pm on Sunday, September 8th.
Writers' Room Cost: $200 paid at the beginning of the first workshop on September 8.
Scholarships and payment plans are available. To apply for a scholarship please fill out the form at http://bit.ly/Scholarship-WritersRoom-Fall19 after you fill out the below form. To inquire about a payment plan, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.