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Musical Theatre - A Weekend Intensive (Summer 2019)

  • 08 Jun 2019
  • 09 Jun 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • 08 Jun 2019, 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • 09 Jun 2019, 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Literacenter, 651 W. Lake St.
  • 1


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Musical Theatre - A Weekend Intensive

Instructor: Dramatists Guild Chicago Regional Representative Cheryl Coons

Chicago Dramatists now offers a Weekend Intensive for musical theatre writers. Designed to support individual writers as well as collaborative teams, this intensive offers a chance to gain valuable new tools for developing musical theatre work, and present work for feedback in a supportive atmosphere. 

Appropriate for playwrights, lyricists, and composers with projects at any stage of development, this intensive weekend is a kickstarter for new work, and will add fresh perspectives to projects already in process. If you are passionate about musical theatre, this is a weekend you can't miss!

*Collaborative teams may register together, provided they are, as a team, presenting work from a single project.

Sessions/Weekday 1 weekend
Start/End Date Jun 8 - Jun 9
Time Slot 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Saturday 
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sunday
Notes There will be a 1hr break between 12:00-1:00PM


About the Musicals Track

The Musicals track is designed to provide playwrights with a solid foundation for writing musical theatre. It consists of four courses:

  • Musical Theatre Writing: The Secret Life of the American Musical
  • Musicals in Process
  • Musical Theatre Bootcamp
  • Lyric Lab

Musical Theatre Writing is a prerequisite for Musicals in Process. Musical Theatre Bootcamp and Lyric Lab may be taken out of sequence with the other two courses.

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