S112. How to Write a Play: The Basics
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Andy Pederson's plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Memphis, Vermont, and other places. A member of the Dramatists Guild and an alumnus of Goddard College’s MFA program, he is resident playwright of the Saltbox Theatre Collective. He teaches at Concordia University Chicago.
Craig Thornton's absurd play The High Cost of Heating was selected as the runner-up in the Yale Drama Series Prize for 2015. He has a BFA from NYU, MFA from Goddard College, and teaches dramatic writing at Syracuse University. His play In My Shoes was featured in a CNN news story.
Jayme McGhan's twenty-one full-length plays have been produced and developed across the country. He currently serves as the Director of the School of Stage and Screen at Western Carolina University. He is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists. He holds an MFA in Playwriting from UNLV.
Deborah Jordan is Assoc. Professor of Theatre at Jacksonville University, FL. A thirty-year love affair with theatre has afforded her the opportunity to direct, act, and own two professional theatre companies. Her current play, Ian Stories or My Life in Hell is about raising a son with Asperger's Syndrome.