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WHAT WE DO

ScriptWorks is playwright development and service organization that was founded to:

  • Create a home for dramatic writers that stimulates imagination
  • Develop new dramatic works to their fullest potential and feed them into the local and national markets
  • Produce and encourage the production of new work that lends dignity to the playwright’s vision
  • Network and enhance the visibility of the diverse community of playwrights in the Central Texas area
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DREAMING A PLAY: FAST FIRST DRAFT WORKSHOP RETURNS

A Dramatis Personae Online Workshop with Caridad Svich                            
Mondays, June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, and 26; 6:30-9 PM CDT Online
Cost: $225 General/$175 ScriptWorks Members  

Claim your spot HERE

Nationally recognized playwright Caridad Svich, of Salvage Vanguard Theatre’s Fugitive PiecesThrush, and Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart (a rave fable), guides you through a group and individual writing process to write a fast first draft of a new play in five weeks.
 
Open yourself to diving into character work and structuring new writing, reading different models and applying them to thinking about live performance using methodology geared toward creative visualization, dreaming, and re-mapping dramaturgical strategies for the stage.

This workshop has garnered more positive feedback than any we’ve offered.  Enrollment is limited, so claim your spot today. (Payment plan available –  Contact us!)
 
ABOUT CARIDAD SVICH:
 
Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement. She is a playwright, translator, lyricist, poet, essayist, editor, and educator. Her plays have been seen across the US and abroad. Among them are Iphigenia Crash Land Falls…, The House of the SpiritsJarman (all this maddening beauty) and De Troya, which premiered at Cara Mia Theatre in Dallas in 2019. Her play Red Bike is the recipient of a 2018 NNPN Rolling World Premiere. She co-wrote the screenplay for the adaptation of her play, Fugitive Pieces (now called Fugitive Dreams), with director Jason Neulander. The film has appeared at Fantasia International Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Manchester Film Festival, and Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Svich is editor of three books published by TCG: Audience RevolutionInnovation in Five Acts and Out of the Fringe as well as volumes from Manchester University Press, Smith & Kraus, Eyecorner Press, and more. Her play Ushuaia Blue will premiere at the Contemporary American theatre festival. Visit her at www.caridadsvich.com

May 25th, 2021|Categories: anouncement, events for members, events for the public, workshops|
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