Drama League Announces 2017 Artists-In-Residence

1/17/2017 11:18am

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Dir) has announced the theater directors and ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2017 Drama League Artist Residency Program. Public work-in-progress presentations will be held periodically throughout the year at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas).  Schedules are available at www.dramaleague.org. The Program, offers director/collaborator teams and/or ensembles an opportunity to comfortably develop a new theatre piece at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca.  A residency stipend, rehearsal space, professional mentorship, administrative support, and community engagement allow selected artists to fully inhabit an extended, process-oriented residency experience. Many of the artists in the program will offer readings, experiments, and other insights into their creative process at public events throughout the year.  In addition to the 25 artists in the Impact, Next Stage and First Stage Residency programs below, ten additional projects in The Drama League’s Rough Draft Series will be announced shortly. The Impact Resident Artists Kevin Doyle/Sponsored by Nobody (THE AЯTS). The Next Stage artists are Christopher Burris (BRING THE BEAT BACK), Jess Chayes (INTELLIGENCE),  Megan Hanley (GRACEFUL EXIT),  Elena Heyman (HOME/YUVA), Jenny Larson (CASTA), Kristin Marting (ASSEMBLED IDENTITIES), Shira Milikowsky (DISTANT STAR),  Andreas Robertz (FATHER GOD MOTHER DEATH), Travis Lee Russ (AMERICA IS HARD TO SEE),  Caitlin Sullivan (GILDED GIRLS) & Brandon Woolf (THE SUMMER WAY). The First Stage Residencies are Jessica Bashline (FRESH), Jake Beckhard (CHELSEAS), Sophie Blumberg (TRIXIE THE GIANT), West Hyler (STELLA NOVA), Alexandra Keegan (TOUGH), Cat Miller,(Untitled Clara Immerwahr Play), Molly Murphy (GALVESTON), Tatiana Pandiani,(THE POET AND THE KING), Elinor Renfield (BORKHOVA), Dan Rogers (THE FUTURE PERFECT)Marcus Scott (CHERRY BOMB),  Michelle Tattenbaum (IDEAS) & Gabriel Vasquez (SUCH A TRAGEDY). The 2017 Rough Draft Series of public presentations will be announced shortly. Press contact: Richard Hillman PR (917/523-8849)...