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HELP US CELEBRATE OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY!

published December 05 2017

ScriptWorks is 20 years old! Check out this video to learn a little about our journey.

We are celebrating by publishing a volume of The Best of Out of Ink plays featuring selections from our annual short play showcase. We’ll …

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WEEKEND FLING and FLING SALON 2017

published November 10 2017

The Weekend Fling is ScriptWorks’ annual 48-hour playwriting event where members use their incurable writing habit to create a ten-minute play in 48 hours.   Muses are provided in the form of three rules/elements that MUST appear in the play.  The …

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE WORKSHOP: FronteraFest 101

published August 29 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN MOVED TO SEPTEMBER 26TH!

FRONTERAFEST 101
A primer in self-producing for the fringe
A workshop taught by Christina J. Moore

Tuesday, September 26, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Hyde Park Theatre
511 W. 43rd St.…

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4th ANNUAL AUSTIN ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

published August 05 2017

The AUSTIN ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns for its fourth year, in partnership with ScriptWorks. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by 40 of Austin’s established and emerging playwrights and directors plays four performances only as a Series A/B schedule

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MEET & GREET 2017

published August 04 2017

Sunday, August 20th 5-7pm
Butterfly Bar at the Vortex
2307 Manor Rd., Austin, TX 78722
 
ScriptWorks members and their families, as well as community collaborators, and those interested in finding out more about ScriptWorks are invited to the 19th Annual

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COMING JUNE 1ST!

published May 20 2017

30/60/90: A daily writing practice
This program, focused on the daily practice of writing and inspired by Suzan-Lori Parks’ 365 Days/365 Plays project, is back for the 11th year!

In 2002, Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright decided to write a play a …

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE WORKSHOP: DREAMING A PLAY – FAST FIRST DRAFT

published May 08 2017

An Online Workshop with Caridad Svich

Five weeks: May 22-June 12 & June 26

Cost: $200 General/$150 ScriptWorks Members

Nationally recognized playwright Caridad Svich, of Salvage Vanguard Theatre’s Fugitive PiecesThrush, and Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the

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OUT OF INK 2017: Object Lessons

published April 03 2017

ScriptWork’s 19th Annual Ten Minute Play Showcase
Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St.
April 27-29 and May 4-6, 2017 at 8 PM
Tickets:  $16 general admission, $14 students/seniors/ScriptWorks
April 27 is a Pay-What-You-Wish preview

Get tickets HERE

A dog’s …

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DRAMATIS PERSONAE WORKSHOP: ATTACKING THE ARTIST STATEMENT

published March 29 2017

Wednesday, April 19th 7-10pm
Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St.

$40 General/$25 ScriptWorks
Sign up HERE

More info:  info@scriptworks.org

You’ve written the play, you’ve found the perfect workshop/festival/writer’s group to take your work to the next level. The only …

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FINER POINT

published March 24 2017

UNDERGROUND by Lisa B. Thompson
March 24-April 8, 2017
Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd.

www.vortexrep.org

A pair of old college buddies who have gone from radicals in their youth to successful professionals approaching middle age. When Kyle shows up at Mason’s …

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