Symposium

National Playwrights’ Symposium

THE NATIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS’ SYMPOSIUM AT CAPE MAY STAGE

Aspiring Playwrights, Students, Faculty, and Emerging Professionals
May 10- May 15, 2015

One-on-One Instruction and Evaluation with Pulitzer, Tony, and Drama Desk Award-winning Playwrights including:

The National Playwrights Symposium is a five-day play-writing intensive at Cape May Stage’s Robert Shackleton Playhouse. The program consists of rigorous writing workshops and discussions of the art, craft and business of play-writing among a wide range of distinguished guest artists May 12-15, 2015 in Cape May, NJ.

Classes will meet daily:
9:00am-1:00pm
Instruction/Lecture series with guest writer on chosen themes
2:00-5:00pm
Personal Instruction with writers to review & critique work

  • Daily assignments are given and the following day’s instruction will include a formal review of the work
  • May 12: Opening Reception and Orientation for Participants
  • May 15: Complimentary tickets to a staged reading of one of the Playwright’s plays.

Tuition:
$595 (without housing)
$895 (Includes shared housing with easy walking distance to the theatre. Travel and meals are the responsibility of the participant.)

Participants:
20 Playwrights will be enrolled in the program.

To Apply:
Download an application
Email your application along with a 5-10 page writing sample to symposium@capemaystage.com. For more information, please call (609) 884-1341.

Deadline for Submission: April 1, 2015
Please note: Scheduled playwrights are subject to change.