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THE

JACKALOPE

PLAYWRIGHTS

LAB

This eight-week writing intensive

is designed for a class of 8 writers

interested in developing new, full-length

plays through a workshop development process,

and meets virtually on Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm on Zoom. 

  

COST: $200

 

UPCOMING SESSIONS:  WINTER 2021 SESSION will run from January 9th through February 27th, 2021. 

 

DEADLINE: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on December 28th, 2020. 

 

TO APPLY: Please send an artistic statement, resume, and 10-page writing sample to playwrightslab@jackalopetheatre.org

 

TEACHING ARTIST BIO: 

 

Calamity West is a Chicago-based, award-winning playwright. Her plays have appeared at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Roundabout, The Goodman, Jackalope Theatre, Steep Theatre, TimeLine, and Sideshow Theatre. In 2014 Calamity was recipient of the 3Arts Award. She teaches playwriting at the University of Chicago and Webster University. Calamity holds a BA in dramatic writing from Webster University and an MFA in creative writing from California College of the Arts. She is a company member at Jackalope Theatre Company. Calamity is represented by ICM Partners and managed by Industry Entertainment. You can learn more about West and her work by going to www.calamitywest.com.

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PLAYWRIGHTS

LAB

ALUMNI &

SUCCESSES

THE YOUNG ONES

BRYNNE FRAUENHOOFER

The Young Ones, written for Jackalope Playwrights Lab in the summer of 2018, went on to receive a staged reading with First Floor Theater .

LITTLESPACE, OR
THE DADDY PLAY

MARJORIE MULLER

littlespace, or the daddy play, which was developed in Summer 2019 session, will receive its world premiere production with NoMads Art Collective in May of 2020. 

MOSQUE4MOSQUE

OMER ABBAS SALEM

Mosque4Mosque, written in the Summer 2018 Lab, was a runner up for Theatre Viscera's Queer Playwriting Contest and won the National Queer Theater's 2020 Playwriting Contest. It will receive a staged reading at the New Voices Festival.

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