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.
UPCOMING SESSIONS: SUMMER 2021 SESSION, dates TBA.
DEADLINE: Applications are due by 11:59 pm on TBA.
TO APPLY: Please send an artistic statement, resume, and 10-page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
TEACHING ARTIST BIO:
Calamity West (she/her) is a Chicago-based, award-winning playwright. Her plays have appeared at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Roundabout, The Goodman, Jackalope Theatre, Sideshow Theatre, Steep Theatre, and TimeLine. In 2014 Calamity was recipient of the 3Arts Award. Calamity holds a BA in dramatic writing from Webster University and an MFA in creative writing from California College of the Arts. She currently teaches playwriting and literature at Webster University, playwriting at the University of Chicago, and dramatic writing at the Chicago Dramatists. In 2018 Calamity founded the Playwrights Lab at Jackalope Theatre Company. West has moderated writers rooms at Victory Gardens, The New Colony, and through the Artist Development Workshop. Calamity is a proud company member of Jackalope Theatre Company. West is represented by ICM Partners and managed by Industry Entertainment. You can learn more about Calamity and her work by going to calamitywest.com