Before applying to the residency, please read the requirements.


Submit the following to no later than November 19, 2011 at 6:00 pm EST.  The application may be submitted in the following forms: PDFs or Word Documents or a combination of both. Include all five elements in the same E-mail.  Also please enclose your phone number in the body of the E-mail.

•(1) Playwright Biography (200 words or less)

•(2) Resume (2 pages maximum)

•(3) A sample writing exercise that you would use in class.  Last year’s resident playwright Mac Rogers worked with the inmates on the use of silence in plays.  He had the prisoner-playwrights write a scene that used silence in a pivotal way.

•(4) Why are you interested in this residency? {Some questions to consider: What do you hope to get out of it?  What unique qualities/experience would you bring to the residency?} (250 words or less)

•(5) A short play under 20 pages or 20 pages of a full-length script.  The prisoner-playwrights are voracious readers, and they will read the resident playwrights’ work before the residency begins.



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