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DHHWI with Doris BaizleyTo enroll, please contact EWP Arts Education Director Marilyn Tokuda at mtokuda@eastwestplayers.org Please note that enrollment is on a first come, first served basis and you do not have a space in the workshop unless you personally receive an enrollment form via email.

To apply for a scholarship, please click here.

 Join the most active Asian Pacific American playwright development program in the country, which has nurtured works read and produced at theatres nation-wide. Classes meet in downtown Los Angeles. Dates and instructors are subject to change.

PLAYWRITING This 10-week workshop is designed to help new and experienced writers start or develop new plays into scripts that are ready to be put on stage. Each 4-hour session includes: a warm-up writing exercise, reading and discussion of works in progress, reading assignments from dramatic literature to inspire writers with their work, and a closing exercise to focus on the next week’s work. The workshop culminates in staged readings of the works in progress at East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Theater.

Instructor: DORIS BAIZLEY
September 14, 2013 – November 23, 2013
Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm (No class on 10/26)
Staged Readings: December 10 – 17, 2013
Maryknoll Japanese Catholic Center
222 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fee: $400 (ACTS members $375)

Doris Baizley is a founding member of LA Theaterworks. Her plays MRS. CALIFORNIA, SHILOH RULES, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL have been produced in many U.S. regional theaters. Recent documentary plays are: PEACE CRIMES and SISTER KENNY’S CHILDREN at The History Theatre in St. Paul MN; ONE DAY/SARAH HOUSE, winner of a 2009 Santa Barbara Independent Press Award for original script; and SEXSTING, winner of the first Guthrie Theatre/Playwrights Center Two-Headed Challenge Grant. She recently story-edited Anne Makepeace’s documentary feature film WE STILL LIVE HERE!, winner of the 2011 Full Frame Documentary Festival Inspiration Award and the 2011 Telluride Moving Mountains Award.
SEXSTING received its Los Angeles premiere in Feb. 2013, at the Skylight Theater, featuring Gregory Itzin and JD Cullum.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 | 7PM
David Henry Hwang Theater
120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles 90012

Come to our Professional Enrichment Orientation on Monday, August 26 at 7 PM! Orientation will be held at the David Henry Hwang Theater at 120 Judge John Aiso St. Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about EWP’s outstanding educational programs which are dedicated to providing a nurturing space and an environment where one can challenge oneself and explore without distractions.

Learn about our Professional Enrichment and Youth Arts Education programs including:

-East West Players Actors Conservatory, offering classes in Acting, Voice and Speech (Additional information can be found here: http://www.eastwestplayers.org/pdf/arts_education/13_fall_enrollment.pdf)

-Studio Lab Project

-On-Camera Commercial Auditions

-The Alliance of Creative Talent Services (ACTS), our career development program

-Theatre for Youth, which includes our touring production and Partners in Education Arts Collaboration or PEAC, our artist in residence program

-The David Henry Hwang Writers Institute, which is the nation’s most active Asian Pacific American Playwright development program

Our instructors will be on hand to talk about their classes and to answer any questions you may have. It’s a great way to be informed and to decide whether or not certain classes are for you.

RSVP to Arts Education Director Marilyn Tokuda at mtokuda@eastwestplayers.org with “Subject Line: Arts Education Orientation.”

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