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Drop-in Writing Workshop for BIPOC Writers with Anya Pearson

This is one of four online workshops for BIPOC writers designed to help you generate new material, refine an existing draft, or simply discover the permission to call yourself a writer. We will gather on Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month (September-December) and hold space for each other, creating a community with other BIPOC writers. Think of this as a playpen and creative incubator to support you as you generate writing and navigate building a creative practice and life in the arts. We will write together using specific prompts. We’ll bounce ideas off each other, share our work in progress, and hold space for the fullness of who we are. Sign up for one, two, three, or all four sessions. Additional sessions are listed below or on…

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Post-Show Interview with Vanessa Severo

Emilly Prado, Portland-based founder of Nocha Libre DJ collective and author of Funeral For Flaca, will be on hand after the show to interview Vanessa Severo, the playwright and star of Frida … A Self Portrait. This is your chance to dig deeper into the play, through the unique perspective of an exciting local artist. All guests who attend events or gatherings at The Armory must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the date of their visit. If you are unable to be vaccinated, you may provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before your visit. Masks are also required at The Armory. FULL DETAILS HERE About Vanessa Severo Vanessa Severo is the recipient of the TCG 11th Round of the Fox Foundation resident Actor…

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Pre-Show Discussion: Emily Rapp Black in Conversation with Vanessa Severo

Join us online for this conversation between Emily Rapp Black, The New York Times bestselling author of Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg, and Vanessa Severo, actor/playwright of Frida … A Self Portrait. Both artists will discuss how the life, art, and disabilities of Frida Kahlo have impacted their work. This event will be streamed online at YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. About Emily Rapp Black Emily Rapp Black is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir (BloomsburyUSA) and The Still Point of the Turning World (Penguin Press), a New York Times bestseller and an Editor’s Pick. A former Fulbright scholar, she was educated at Harvard University, Trinity College-Dublin, Saint Olaf College, and the University of Texas-Austin, where she was a James A. Michener Fellow. A Guggenheim Fellow, she has received awards and fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Jentel…

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Drop-in Writing Workshop for BIPOC Writers with Anya Pearson

This is one of four online workshops for BIPOC writers designed to help you generate new material, refine an existing draft, or simply discover the permission to call yourself a writer. We will gather on Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month (September-December) and hold space for each other, creating a community with other BIPOC writers. Think of this as a playpen and creative incubator to support you as you generate writing and navigate building a creative practice and life in the arts. We will write together using specific prompts. We’ll bounce ideas off each other, share our work in progress, and hold space for the fullness of who we are. Sign up for one, two, three, or all four sessions. Additional sessions are listed below or on…

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Drop-in Writing Workshop for BIPOC Writers with Anya Pearson

This is one of four online workshops for BIPOC writers designed to help you generate new material, refine an existing draft, or simply discover the permission to call yourself a writer. We will gather on Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month (September-December) and hold space for each other, creating a community with other BIPOC writers. Think of this as a playpen and creative incubator to support you as you generate writing and navigate building a creative practice and life in the arts. We will write together using specific prompts. We’ll bounce ideas off each other, share our work in progress, and hold space for the fullness of who we are. Sign up for one, two, three, or all four sessions. Additional sessions are listed below or on…

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Drop-in Writing Workshops for BIPOC Writers with Anya Pearson

These online workshops for BIPOC writers are designed to help you generate new material, refine an existing draft, or simply discover the permission to call yourself a writer. We will gather on Zoom on the first Sunday of each month (March-June) and hold space for each other, creating an online community with other BIPOC writers. Think of this as a playpen and creative incubator to support you as you generate writing and navigate building a creative practice and life in the arts. We will write together using specific prompts. We’ll bounce ideas off each other, share our work in progress, and hold space for the fullness of who we are. Offered in partnership with Corporeal Writing. Anya’s goal in creating this space in partnership with Corporeal…

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OREGON ONLINE: Write Now!

A bi-weekly virtual meet-up group for dramatists to write silently together in community for one hour. About this Event Oregon Dramatists are invited to participate in Oregon Write Now!, an ongoing virtual meet-up group where playwrights, composers and librettists write silently together in virtual community. This event will take place every other Sunday at 7pm, with meeting times March 7, March 21, April 4 , and April 18. Register for all four sessions, or as your schedule allows. For Write Now!, after a quick welcome by your host, all you have to do is turn your camera on and mute your sound, for an hour of uninterrupted community writing time. You may use this Eventbrite registration form to register for one or multiple sessions. A…

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Panel Discussion: CLASSIX talks Alice Childress and Wine in the Wilderness

Dive into the work of playwright Alice Childress and her play Wine in the Wilderness in this livestream discussion with members of CLASSIX, an artist group that explores the classical canon of dramatic works by Black writers. CLASSIX members Arminda Thomas, Awoye Timpo, Dominique Rider, A.J. Muhammad, and Brittany Bradford will be featured guests for this conversation moderated by PCS Literary Manager Kamilah Bush. Streamed live at YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. CLASSIX was created by theater director Awoye Timpo to expand the classical canon through an exploration of dramatic works by Black writers. CLASSIX define these classic works as plays by authors of African descent from around the world that speak profoundly to the times in which they were written and resonate deeply with our own. CLASSIX engages artists, historians, students, professors, producers, and audiences to launch these plays into…

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Submission Deadline: Theatre 33: 2020 Summer Series, Play Scripts

Theatre 33 is currently accepting submissions for their 2020 Summer Series. All submissions should be received before midnight December 28th, 2019. What is Theatre 33 looking for in a script? We are looking for Oregon and Pacific Northwest playwrights. Mission Statement: Theatre 333 is a non-profit theatre company in residence at Willamette University. We are dedicated to new play development and advancing Oregon and Pacific Northwest playwrights. We seek to integrate artistic practice and mentorship with academic inquiry; we hope that the relationship with Willamette University offers unique opportunities for students to gain experience, and for established artists to refine their craft. Theatre 33 takes its name in acknowledgement of Oregon becoming the 33rd state to join the union. Our vision is to build connection…

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The Dramatist’s Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

The class meets for four (4) Saturdays 11/16 – 12/14 no class on 11/30 Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer, this course focuses heavily on tools that will spark ideas on both what to write and how to write.  Writer’s block will never again be an excuse as numerous prompts and brainstorming exercises get introduced to keep the ideas flowing.  Each writer will end this course with a minimum of two, ten-minute plays.  They will also walk out with a notebook of exercises for future reference.  No preparation is required.  All material will be developed and written in class.  Bringing an electronic device that can connect to the internet will be helpful so as to access online…

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