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Chicago Dramatists Open House

Tap into your creative side.  Join us on Sunday, April 14th and Saturday, May 11th at Chicago Dramatists for our free Open House. Meet your future community of fellow playwrights, screenwriters, lyricists and storytellers. Join us for wine, cheese, and a series of free playwriting workshops. Bring your creativity to life!  

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Meet Our New AD: Carson Becker!

The Board of Directors for Chicago Dramatists is thrilled to announce Carson Grace Becker is Chicago Dramatists's new Artistic Director.

Carson is a playwright, screenwriter, dramaturge and arts educator. She earned a master of fine arts degree in playwriting from the University of Iowa. She taught Playwriting/Screenwriting at the University of Chicago’s Graham School, Columbia College, Roosevelt University and Chicago Dramatists. 

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Jump into Summer with Chicago Dramatists!

With a wide array of classes, and week-long theater immersion programs, we have courses perfect for novice and seasoned playwrights.  Interested in writing a musical? An adaptation? A full length?  A film?  Want to sharpen your skills at Moth-style storytelling? We have a class tailor made for every writer and every style.  Have your writing workshopped and seen this summer; take the leap and join us here at Chicago Dramatists. 

Chicago Dramatists:  bring your creativity to life! 

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