Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Director/Dramatist Exchange at Steppenwolf Theatre

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 7 PM to 9 PM
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Administrative Offices
758 W. North Avenue, 3rd Floor

The event will be co-hosted by Cheryl Coons (Chicago Regional Rep, Dramatists Guild of America) and Daren Leonard (Associate Artistic Director, DirectorsLabChicago).This two-hour networking session will introduce directors to dramatists who are working on new plays and/or new musicals in the Chicago area. After a brief introduction, dramatists and directors may mingle and talk further.

If you would like to attend, please e-mail us at: no later than Monday, December 1, 2014.

The first 15 directors who respond will receive a reservation to the event. In order to secure a reservation, you must submit a statement with your initial e-mail. Please include this statement in the body of your email. This one-page statement should consist of three things: (1) your contact information, (2) your professional biography (one paragraph only, written in the third person) and (3) a brief directorial statement describing your aesthetic and the kind of work that excites you. After we receive these materials, your reservation will be confirmed. Then, prior to the event, you will receive statements from all the dramatists as well as statements from the other attending directors.

There is no fee to attend this event. Drinks will be served!!

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