About the Working Theater Directors Salon


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Working Theater is proud to announce our 5th Annual Directors Salon!

Rebecca Martinez, Dina Vovsi, and Nicole A. Watson, with the support of Working Theater Producing Artistic Director Mark Plesent, are curating the 5th Anniversary Directors Salon to support the work of emerging NYC directors. The Salon gives emerging directors the chance to showcase their work, meet with other directors and theater artists, and to hear from leaders in the fields of directing and arts management.

All events are FREE and open to the general public, with a suggested donation for performances.

To RSVP to any event, visit: http://www.theworkingtheater.org/DirectorsSalon/.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Monday, March 9 @ 7pm
SALON KICK-OFF PARTY
Want to direct one of the ten-minute plays written for the salon this year? Join us tonight and throw your name in the hat! There will be beer & wine, and some awesome raffle prizes too.

Tuesday March 17 at 7 pm
DISCUSSION: DIRECTORS’ ROUND TABLE
A relaxed, peer-led discussion with fellow directors on everything from challenges to opportunities. Hosted by the Salon curators, you’re invited to share experiences and resources in a conversation about how we can help change the culture of being an emerging director today.

Wednesday March 18 at 7 pm
Q & A PANEL: “NOT WAITING FOR THE ASK”

Join in a discussion with professional directors Rachel Chavkin, Alec Duffy, and Daniel Jáquez about creating your own opportunities.
Friday March 20 at 7 pm
PERFORMANCE: ALUMNI NIGHT
See short works from 5 seasons of Directors Salon participants: Lillian Meredith, Emerie Snyder, Shana Solomon, Illana Stein, Daniela Thome, and Dina Vovsi! Musical performances by Anna/Kate.

Saturday March 21 at 7 pm
PERFORMANCE: DIRECTOR-DRIVEN WORK
Emerging directors present brand new pieces in development!
By John Michael DiResta, Jerry Ruiz, and Emma Weinstein

Sunday March 22 at 7 pm
PERFORMANCE: “TO SERVE AND PROTECT”:
7 NEW PLAYS
Written by Dennis A. Allen II, J. Julian Christopher, Kevin R. Free, Martyna Majok, Don Nguyen, Jiehae Park, and Riti Sachdeva

All events at The Wild Project
(195 East 3rd St., between Avenues A and B)

For more information on the Salon, and to RSVP to any of the above events: http://www.theworkingtheater.org/DirectorsSalon/.

For Q & A’s with alumni and participating artists:www.directorssalon.wordpress.com.

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