Dramatist To Dramatist


Dramatist To Dramatist

Dramatist to Dramatist is a workshop hosted by St. Columb’s Episcopal Church and The Center Players’ Playwright in Residence, Katrina Byrd.  The workshop focuses on the theme of play writing but has many tips that are helpful to all writers.   Topics to be discussed during the workshop include, play development, editing, and finding time to write. Dramatist to Dramatist also gives playwrights the opportunity to network and get information on other resources available to them.

Katrina Byrd is The Center Players’ Playwright in Residence for the 2010-2011 season. She has written several short plays.  One of her short plays, Dinsmoor’s Last Stand, was written at the request of The Center Players Community Theatre. Dinsmoor’s Last Stand was performed at a ceremony hosted by the City of Ridgeland to commemorate Silas Dinsmoor, a Choctaw Indian Agent. Several of Katrina’s ten minute plays have appeared in Fondren Theatre Workshop’s Ten Minute Play Projects.  Katrina has also received three Artist Minigrants from the Mississippi Arts commission.  Her last Artist Minigrant helped to fund a staged reading of Death Rattle, a full length play that was started at a writing workshop hosted by the SonEdna Foundation.

The Dramatist to Dramatist workshop is for any writer or anyone who wants to start writing.  Dramatist to Dramatist will be held on February 26th from 12:30p.m. – 2:30p.m. Dramatist to Dramatist is free but all participants must be registered to attend. The registration is to ensure that there are enough material for all who attend. To register send an email to byrd_katrina@yahoo.com or call St. Columb’s at  601.853.0205 or you may send an email to columb550@gmail.com) Once your email has been received you will receive a confirmation notice.

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