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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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A Dramatis Personae Workshop with Helen Sneed
Saturday, March 30th 2-4 PM
Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St.
$15 ScriptWorks members/ $25 General

Advance Admission HERE

Publishing and licensing ensure the long-term success of a play or musical in the national and international markets. This workshop will explore the opportunities for a show after its premiere.

ABOUT HELEN SNEED

A native Austinite, Helen Sneed received a B.A. in Theatre at Tulane University, with additional coursework at Harvard University and the University of London.

Helen’s New York theatre credits are: Director of Professional Rights at Dramatists Play Service; Senior Vice President of Music Theatre International; Executive Director of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and producer of its annual international festival of new musicals; and Director, Special Projects, of Walt Disney Theatricals. Clients for her company, Helen Sneed Creative, have included Paramount/Viacom, the Musical Theatre Graduate Writing Program and the Goldberg Dramatic Writing Department at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, the Drama Bookshop and Arthur Seelan Theatre.

A member of the Dramatists Guild and on the board of the League of Professional Theatre Women and ScriptWorks, Helen is the author of a musical, SALLY BLANE, WORLD’S GREATEST GIRL DETECTIVE (Dramatists Play Service). Her play, FIX ME, JESUS, premiered Off-Broadway at the Abingdon Theatre Company. It also is published by Dramatists Play Service, and was nominated for the 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Helen has recently completed a new play, TORNADO NIGHTS. For 25 years she has been a judge at FutureFest, the new play festival at the Dayton Playhouse in Dayton, OH. In 2018, the Playhouse gave her its lifetime achievement award. In Theatre Magazine named Helen one of the national leaders who “will usher the American theatre into the new century.”

March 5th, 2019|Categories: anouncement, events for the public, workshops|
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