"I am trying to check my habits of seeing, to counter them for the sake of greater freshness. I am trying to be unfamiliar with what I'm doing." - John Cage

Monday, April 15, 2019

Write a Ten-Minute Play Workshop Series with guest dramatist / director Conrad Cecil

 Write a Ten-Minute Play Workshop Series

Friday, April 19th, 10 am – 1 pm
Friday, May 10th 10 am – 1 pm

These workshops include snacks, tea and coffee, and writers collaborating in a cozy living room in beautiful downtown Truckee. Hone your skills in dialogue, scene, drama, and character.  No drama experience necessary. Learn how to recognize and build the drama in your idea for a play or develop the crisis scene in your novel. The deadline for ten-minute play submissions to the Truckee Community Theater Labor Day Weekend Ten Minute Play Festival is June 1st, 2019. Workshops are $120 if you sign up for both or $65 each. Call for further details 530-386-3901. www.karenaterrey.blogspot.com

Conrad Cecil studied Directing & Dramaturgy at RADA and King's College London. Conrad runs workshops at Beyond Baroque literary arts center in Venice CA, and is Nevada County coach for Poetry Out Loud. In Paris, he founded a theatre company under the patronage of award-winning playwright Roland Dubillard and has directed at the Avignon Festival and on the Champs Elysees, assisting German filmmaker Werner Schroeter. Bibliography includes a bilingual book on performing arts production and preparing an original orthography edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets for hand printing.
Karen Terrey is a writer, editor, and writing coach, offering coaching, developmental editing, and creative writing workshops in Truckee through her business Tangled Roots Writing for clients of all ages.  She has taught at Lake Tahoe Community College, Sierra Nevada College, and Sierra College and has served as a poetry editor for the literary journals Pitkin Review and Quay. Her poetry chapbook Bite and Blood is available from Finishing Line Press and local bookstores.