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 The Writer’s Room

The NEw colony Theatre

September 22 - November 5

The Writers’ Room is an intensive seven week writing workshop developed by Evan Linder (Byhalia Mississippi, The Bear Suit of Happiness, 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche), and taught by Co-Artistic Director Fin Coe (Fun Harmless Warmachine, Other Rockpools) and Ensemble Member Will Cavedo (Plastic Revolution, That Sordid Little Story).

Since its first session in January 2015, TNC’s Writers’ Room has seen over 90 new full-length plays developed with tools used in The New Colony workshop process, several of which have received their world premieres.

The students of The Writers’ Room will also have an opportunity to work with the actors and directors of Intro to TNC, cultivating the collaborative spirit between actors, playwrights, and directors that is vital to The New Colony’s work.

The Writers’ Room will meet on Sundays from 10:30am-1:30pm at Vagabond School of the Arts (4001 N Ravenswood, 5th Floor) from September 22 - November 3, and reconvene in January to share completed first drafts. Attendance in January is mandatory.