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UP CLOSE: Artist Interview Series

ROUGH DRAFT: One-Day Workshop Presentation of New Material

ARTIST RESIDENCIES: New Play & Musical Development Showcase

WORKSHOPS, CLASSES & MORE

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SHOOTROUGH DRAFT: SHOOT THE FREAK
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
7:00 PM

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Director; Morgan Green, Playwright; Lancelot Hamelin

ABOUT THE EVENT 
Rough Draft is a monthly one-day residency that allows directors to explore the earliest developmental stages of working on a new play, musical or devised project. Rough Draft is not a play reading. It's a moment for a director and his or her collaborators to joyfully dive into the work and make discoveries about a directorial approach to a theatrical work. It’s a lab for a director who wants to investigate an idea with his or her collaborators in a lively, informal setting and share it with an invited community. Directed by Morgan Green, Shoot the Freak by Lancelot Hamelin is a multi-media play brushing with magical realism and rock concert. It follows the story of a young French couple and their roommate, cohabiting a bare bones Brooklyn apartment, struggling to create a “new design for living” or a way to reconcile their disparate identities and desires in their claustrophobic menage a trois. As immigrants and aspiring artists, all three roommates feel like freaks, but only one of them actually works at Coney Island’s weirdest attraction, the now defunct “Shoot the Freak” game


nathanUP CLOSE: DONNA MURPHY
MODERATED BY: TOM KIRDAHY
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
7:00 - 8:00 PM

$20.00 DRAMA LEAGUE MEMBERS; $25.00 GENERAL PUBLIC; $45.00 PREMIUM SOLD OUT

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One of the legends of modern musical theatre, two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy has made a career of redefining the art form. Her iconic stage performances in Passion, The King and I, The People in the Picture, Wonderful Town, Into The Woods, Hello Again, Lovemusik and more have revealed her ability to inhabit almost any role. The evening will be moderated by her long-time friend, Broadway and West End producer Tom Kirdahy (Ragtime, Masterclass, Mothers and Sons). Ms. Murphy will speak about these triumphs and her work in film and television, sharing her insights and taking questions from the audience.


Lynn Ahrens and Stephen FlahertyUPCLOSE: LYNN AHRENS AND STEPHEN FLAHERTY

HOSTED BY ALEX TIMBERS
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER

32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014 7:00 PM

$10.00 DRAMA LEAGUE MEMBERS; $15.00 GENERAL PUBLIC; $25.00 PREMIUM

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Although long-time songwriting teams have become a rarity, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have proved the exception. In 1988, they burst onto the New York theater scene with the comic musical Lucky Stiff, and their partnership in words and music has flourished ever since. Their body of award-winning work includes the renowned Broadway musical Ragtime, for which they won the Tony Award for Best Score, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score, and earned two Grammy nominations; Seussical, also Grammy-nominated and now one of the most frequently performed shows in America and around the world; the long-running hit Once on This Island, which garnered eight Tony nominations including Best Musical, Book and Score; and the Twentieth Century Fox feature film Anastasia, for which they received two Academy Award nominations and two Golden Globe nominations.

At this UpClose event, Ahrens and Flaherty will chat intimately about their 26-year songwriting partnership, including their new musical adaptation of Rocky, which landed at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway March 13th.


KickstarterBEYOND KICKSTARTER: FUNDRAISING FOR SMALL COMPANIES WITH TOBY BANKS
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Back by popular demand! Come spend the day with fundraising veteran Toby Banks as she unveils the secrets of professional fundraising. Learn how to put your best foot forward, win grants and turn one-time donors into loyal supporters. Explore strategies that you can implement to help your company grow to its full potential. Topics will include donor relations, fundraising planning, the grant process – from prospect research through grant writing and reporting – and how to best utilize your existing resources.

ABOUT TOBY BANKS
Toby Banks has nearly 15 years experience as a grant writer and general fundraising expert. She has served as Fundraising Director for Soccer for Peace, Director of Development for the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and Director of Development for the Williamsburg Charter High School. Her grant writing has brought in millions of dollars for organizations such as Central Park SummerStage, the Malave Leadership Academy, and the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. Banks has also taught fundraising at City University of New York and through webinars for the National Down Syndrome Society’s affiliate groups across the country. She received her BA from Cornell University.


RESIDENCY''HIJACKING NOSTALGIA''
Resident Artist: Daniel Nelson / Woof Nova Collective
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014
7:00 PM

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ABOUT THE EVENT
Give Back My Beast is a new devised theater piece that explores the struggle to maintain connection to the present moment in the face of overwhelming nostalgia for the past and future. Utilizing oral narratives by the Swampy Cree Indians of North America, Jose Ramon Jimenez classic portrait of a remote town Platero and I, and the work of 19th Century theorist Francoise Delsarte, the piece will feature Woof Nova’s unique style of combining handcrafted/found objects and scenic elements.
On May 4, Nelson and Woof Nova will explore the structure of their upcoming devised theater piece Give Back My Beast, along a wavering line between fact and fiction. A present-time demonstration of objects, slide shows, and intermittent Q & A sessions will get hijacked by nostalgic images that have the power to take hold of and possess the performers.

ABOUT DANIEL NELSON
Daniel Nelson is a New York based performer, writer, director, designer and founding member of Woof Nova Collective (www.woofnova.org). His original works include The Vanishing Play (Incubator Arts Project), Don’t Peek (LaMama ETC), Hearts & Tongues (LaMama ETC, LOF/T Space- Baltimore, & Ko Festival), Spoleum (Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Baltimore Theater Project ), Sedimentary (Ontological Theater, Galapagos Art Space), and Veils/Vestiges (Ontological Theater). Performance credits include Richard Foreman’s Idiot Savant (Public Theater); Marie-Christine Katz’s Unraveling (The Kitchen); Jeff McMahon’s Straight Talk (Dixon Place); Object Collection’s: No Hotel (Incubator Arts), Actua (Invisible Dog) and Famous Actors (Ontological Theater); Joshua Gelb’s Blind Alley Guy (IAP); Pioneers Go East’s: 7AM di Mattina," and Charles Mee’s Fire Island (3-Legged Dog). Directorial credits include Tom Breidenbach's Pharmacose, and Bleat, both staged at Ontological Theater & Galapagos Art Space; Chris Tanner’s Footballhead (Dixon Place); and the world premiere of John Patrick Shanley’s Veronica (Hudson Guild). His scenic and puppet designs have been seen at various venues in NYC including St. Ann's Warehouse, Mabou Mines, and Poet's Den.


TaymorJUPCLOSE: JULIE TAYMOR
MODERATED BY HARRY LENNIX
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER

32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014 7:30 PM

$10.00 DRAMA LEAGUE MEMBERS; $15.00 GENERAL PUBLIC; $25.00 PREMIUM

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Julie Taymor is the Tony Award winning and Academy Award nominated director responsible for some of the most memorable and visually stunning work in recent Broadway history. Her productions range from musicals and plays to classical operas and films. Hailed as one of the most imaginative and provocative directors and designers working in the arts today, Taymor's work includes her recent acclaimed, sold-out production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for TFANA, Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and its all-time highest grossing show, The Lion King; as well as The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera and the films Titus, Frida, Across the Universe and The Tempest.


RESIDENCY''TRANSGENDER REPRESENTATION ON STAGE''
Resident Artist: Anna Brenner
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
7:30 PM

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ABOUT THE EVENT
Won’t Be A Ghost, by Frances Weiss Rabkin, weaves together the stories of St. Sebastian and Army Intelligence Analyst/WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning. The script uses AIM chats between Manning and Adrian Lamo, the hacker informant who turned her in to the FBI. Immediately following her sentencing to 35 years in prison at Fort Leavenworth, Manning, in a letter read by her lawyer as her last opportunity to communicate directly with the press, came out as transgender. Ft. Leavenworth, an all-male military prison, seems like a death sentence for a 5’2”, transgendered woman. No American citizen has ever been so severely punished under the Espionage Act.
On May 8, Ms. Brenner will invite the audience to view excerpts from the piece in development, and participate in a discussion of contemporary political issues and transgender representation onstage.

ABOUT ANNA BRENNER
Anna Brenner's directing credits include The Hotel Colors (Bushwick Starr); The Glass Menagerie (Theatreworks, Colorado Springs); Crime and Punishment and The Idiot (Classic Stage Company); Peter Gil-Sheridan’s Cockfight (PlayPenn and Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab); Stone Open House (with Laurie Anderson), and The Misanthrope (PS 122; undergroundzero Audience Award). Anna adapted and directed Robert Altman’s 3 Women (Columbia Stages), Anton Chekhov’s Anyuta (Philadelphia Shakespeare), and devised Terra Incognita (CPR), Disquiet (Living Theatre), Are We Here Yet? (PS122). She directs and teaches at SUNY Purchase and is Artistic Associate at Classic Stage Company..


Drama League AwardsTHE 80TH ANNUAL DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS
MARRIOTT MARQUIS TIMES SQUARE
1535 BROADWAY, NYC

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014
11:30 AM

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First awarded in 1922 and formalized in 1935, The Drama League Awards are the oldest theatrical honors in America. They are the only major theatrical awards chosen by the entire theatre community – specifically, by the thousands of Drama League members nationwide who attend Broadway and off-Broadway productions. The Drama League Awards are presented in a star-studded luncheon ceremony. Lauded as “a wonderful, notoriously swanky affair” by Playbill and as “the best party on Broadway” by John Lithgow, the Awards Luncheon is considered my many to be the most intimate and friendly event of the awards season. The Drama League presents five competitive awards: Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the Distinguished Performance Award. Additionally, The Drama League will honor three outstanding theatre luminaries at this year’s ceremony. The 2014 recipients are as follows: Kennedy Center Honoree, Tony®, and Grammy® Award nominee, Barbara Cook will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award in recognition of her contribution to the musical theatre; Key Brand Entertainment/ Broadway Across America will receive the Unique Contribution to the Theatre Award for their vital work of bringing New York productions to theaters across America; and Tony®, Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winner John Tiffany will receive The Founders Award for Excellence in Directing. National Life Group (www.NationalLifeGroup.com) and Financier Patisserie (www.financierpastries.com) are the 2014 Sponsors of The 80th Annual Drama League Awards.

The 2014 Drama League Awards will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City. Tickets are now on sale. Tables of ten (10) range from $2,000-$5,500, and individual tickets range from $175-$475. For questions, or to purchase tickets, call (212) 244-9494 ext. 101 or e-mail audienceproject@dramaleague.org.


The Substance of FireTHE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE
SECOND STAGE THEATRE
305 WEST 43RD STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014 @ 8:00 PM: $84.00 $50.00

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From the acclaimed playwright Jon Robin Baitz (Other Desert Cities), comes a story of a family bound by a proud past but facing an uncertain future. Isaac Geldhart, the volatile and brilliant patriarch of his family publishing house, is stubbornly holding on to his place at the head of the company while his three children try to convince him to publish a desperately needed best-seller. Faced with a changing literary landscape and potential takeover of the company, the Geldhart children must either come to terms with their father and band together or break apart and forfeit the legacy he risked everything to build. Articulate and blessed with a lifesaving and cutting sense of humor, Isaac fights like a man with nothing to lose. Directed by Trip Cullman (Murder Ballad), and starring Tony nominee Charlayne Woodard (Ain't Misbehavin') and John Noble (FOX's "Fringe").


leftoversROUGH DRAFT: LEFTOVERS
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
7:00 PM

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Director; Reginald Douglas Playwright; Josh Wilder

ABOUT THE EVENT 
Rough Draft is a monthly one-day residency that allows directors to explore the earliest developmental stages of working on a new play, musical or devised project. Rough Draft is not a play reading. It's a moment for a director and his or her collaborators to joyfully dive into the work and make discoveries about a directorial approach to a theatrical work. It’s a lab for a director who wants to investigate an idea with his or her collaborators in a lively, informal setting and share it with an invited community. Directed by Reginald Douglas, Leftovers takes us to present-day, inner-city Philadelphia where an abnormally huge dandelion has grown through the sidewalk in front of the house of Jalil and Kwamaine, two brothers who are waiting for the arrival of their nonexistent father. A poignant, poetic, gritty play full of family, magic, and Cliff Huxtable, Leftovers tells the story of the brothers as they figure out their journey to manhood without their father and discover the reality of their dreams. We will use the residency to explore the relationship between text and physicality in this play, with particular emphasis on exploring what happens when magic and dreams collide in the play’s second act and epilogue.


ColeOF MICE AND MEN
LONGACRE THEATRE
220 WEST 48TH STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014 @ 2:00 PM: $139.00 $115.00
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014 @ 8:00 PM: $129.00 $115.00

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Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk), Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, "Girls"), Leighton Meester (Country Strong, "Gossip Girl") and Tony Award® winner Jim Norton (The Seafarer) star in John Steinbeck’s landmark American play. Directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro (Broadway’s August: Osage County).


RESIDENCY''IMAGINING SPIRITS''
Resident Artist: Jesse Jou
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
7:00 PM

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ABOUT THE EVENT
One Hundred Hungry Ghosts investigates the ways unresolved grief shapes, distorts, and transforms how one lives in and perceives the world. A personal family tragedy is filtered through the inspirations provided by Japanese/Chinese ghost stories and the urban legends of New Jersey. The title of the play comes from the Japanese ghost story tradition of Hyakumonogatari Kaidan-Kai, a game in which 100 candles are lit and extinguished one by one as each participant tells a ghost story, until the last story is told in a room lit by only one candle, an exquisite turning of a screw.
On June 3, in an evening of selected readings and audience participation, One Hundred Hungry Ghosts invites you to imagine an invisible world of spirits to aid the development of this new theater piece.

ABOUT JESSE JOU
Jesse Jou is based in New York City where he works as a freelance theater director primarily of contemporary and new plays. Favorite projects include Say You Heard My Echo (HERE); The Betrothed by Dipika Guha and Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, Cape Cod, MA); The Netflix Plays (Ars Nova). His directing work has also been seen at the Lark Play Development Center, the New York International Fringe Festival, The Kitchen Theatre Co. (Ithaca, NY), and the Yale Cabaret. Jesse was the Artistic Director of the 2010 Yale Summer Cabaret and served as the Staff Repertory Director of The Acting Company. He was the 2012 Classical Fellow of the Drama League’s Directors Project, a member of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and a member of The Civilians R&D Group. MFA, Yale School of Drama..


ColeCASA VALENTINA
SAMUEL J. FRIEDMAN THEATRE
261 WEST 47TH STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014 @ 2:00 PM: $127.00 $75.00
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 @ 7:00 PM: $127.00 $75.00

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From four-time Tony Award® winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles) comes Casa Valentina, his first play in almost thirty years and his first-ever collaboration with Manhattan Theatre Club. Two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Wicked) directs this funny, fascinating world premiere based on actual events.

Back in 1962, most men went to the Catskill Mountains to escape the summer heat, but others took the two-hour drive to escape something else entirely: being men. Nestled in the land of dirty dancing and borscht belt comedy sat an inconspicuous bungalow colony that catered to a very special clientele: heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was dressing and acting as women. It was paradise for these men—white-collar professionals with families—to spend their weekends discreetly and safely inhabiting their chosen female alter egos. But when faced with the opportunity to become an official organization, these "self-made women" had to decide whether public recognition would help them gain a place in open society or spell their own personal disaster.

Infused with Fierstein's trademark wit, this moving, insightful and delightfully entertaining new work offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of unforgettable characters as they search for acceptance and happiness in their very own Garden of Eden.


RESIDENCY''ENVIRONMENTALISM AND THEATER''
Resident Artist/Collaborator Team: Jeremy Bloom/ Rady&Bloom
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
5:30 PM

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ABOUT THE EVENT
The Upper Room is a devotional music-theater work incorporating play, choral concert, and congregation. Sunday by Sunday, we witness the miraculous human-to-sea-creature-humanoid transformation of a small religious cult on a remote Maine island that is being submerged by sea-level rise. Quirky small-town characters and zany supernatural tales resonate sharply in contrast with an earnest "bootstrap" American spirituality, and the very real dangers of climate change and sea-level rise.
With The Upper Room, Rady&Bloom tackles extreme devotion and the very real dangers of global warming and sea-level rise. On June 14, the company will host an environmentalist panel discussion and perform brief selections from the play.

ABOUT JEREMY BLOOM
Based in New York, Jeremy Bloom is the Artistic Director of Rady&Bloom. New work with Brian Rady includes The Orange Person, The Girl of The Golden West and currently The Upper Room; the company has appeared at Ars Nova and The Ice Factory at New Ohio Theatre, among other venues. In opera, Jeremy has directed the world premieres of Oration with Center for Contemporary Opera, Loose, Wet, and Perforated with Guerrilla Opera of Boston and the New York premiere of Aperghis' Sextuour: l'origine des especes. He is an artist in residence at The Cell and Artistic Executive with Evenstar Films. He is a Drama League Directing Fellow, an EST Resident Director, Soho Rep Lab Director, a TS Eliot director at The Old Vic, and an alumnus of Northwestern University.


The Substance of FireTICK, TICK... BOOM!
CITY CENTER ENCORES!
131 WEST 55TH STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014 @ 8:00 PM: $92.00 $79.00

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Before Rent, there was tick, tick… BOOM!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize– and Tony Award–winning composer of Rent, is the story of an aspiring composer who questions his life choices on the eve of his thirtieth birthday. First performed as a solo rock monologue by Larson in 1990, it was later revamped by playwright David Auburn (Proof) as a three-actor piece and premiered off-Broadway on June 13, 2001 at the Jane Street Theatre. Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) and Karen Olivo (West Side Story) star in the Encores! Off-Center production of this exhilarating work by the late, great Larson.

About Encores! Off-Center
New York City Center goes Off-Broadway with Encores! Off-Center, a new musical theater series led by artistic director Jeanine Tesori. Off-Center features landmark Off-Broadway musicals filtered through the lens of today’s most innovative artists. In the Encores! tradition, Off-Center places a great emphasis on the scores, with the orchestra performing onstage. Each show receives a brief rehearsal period followed by five performances with the cast taking the stage with books in hand.


Cabaret2CABARET
THE KIT KAT CLUB AT STUDIO 54
254 WEST 54TH STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014 @ 8:00 PM: $162.00 $112
SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014 @ 2:00 PM: $162.00 $122.00

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One of Broadway’s greatest productions returns! Alan Cumming (“The Good Wife,” Roundabout’s The Threepenny Opera) reprises his Tony®-winning performance as the Emcee in Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's ("Nine," "Chicago") Tony-winning production of Cabaret. Three-time Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn, Brokeback Mountain) also stars, making her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles, alongside Tony nominees Danny Burstein (Follies, South Pacific) and Linda Emond (Death of a Salesman, Life (x) 3). Right this way, your table’s waiting at Cabaret, John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff's Tony-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.


The Substance of FirePUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
CITY CENTER ENCORES!
131 WEST 55TH STREET, NYC

PERFORMANCES:
FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014 @ 8:00 PM: $92.00 $79.00

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A hybrid of country, rock and pop music, Pump Boys and Dinettes is the story of four gas station attendants and two waitresses at a small-town dinette in North Carolina. Originally performed by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann, who accompanied themselves on guitar, piano, bass, fiddle, accordion, and kitchen utensils, the show is a musical tribute to life on the roadside. Pump Boys premiered Off-Broadway at the Chelsea West Side Arts Theatre in July 1981 and opened on Broadway on February 4, 1982 at the Princess Theatre, where it played 573 performances and was nominated for both Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Musical. Directed by Drama League alumnua and Obie Award winner Lear deBessonet (Good Person of Szechwan).

About Encores! Off-Center
New York City Center goes Off-Broadway with Encores! Off-Center, a new musical theater series led by artistic director Jeanine Tesori. Off-Center features landmark Off-Broadway musicals filtered through the lens of today’s most innovative artists. In the Encores! tradition, Off-Center places a great emphasis on the scores, with the orchestra performing onstage. Each show receives a brief rehearsal period followed by five performances with the cast taking the stage with books in hand.


DirectorsAppDIRECTORS PROJECT APPLICATION WORKSHOP VIDEO, LED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROGER T. DANFORTH
RECORDED ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2014 AT THE DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER

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ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
After three decades as the preeminent career development and training program for professional theater directors, The Drama League Directors Project has never seen more competition for its coveted places. In this informative, insightful workshop, Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth offers prospective applicants a rare glimpse into the criteria used for selecting this year's fellowship recipients, and offers personal advice for crafting a strong, competitive application.


YogaYOGA FOR ARTISTS WITH LAURA BRANDEL
DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER
32 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NYC

 

MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS AT 12:30-1:45PM (ONGOING)

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Single classes must be paid in exact cash or credit card at the door.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Relax and recharge with YOGA FOR ARTISTS , a weekly 75-minute class to release tension, achieve mind-body connection, and strengthen one's sense of self. Tension in the body, mind or soul is detrimental for artist; it can block creative impulses, disrupt focus, and derail imagination. Using meditation, breathing techniques, and asana specifically tailored to the needs of theater professionals and performing artists (but open to everyone!), Laura Brandel leads this experiential opportunity to take time out for ourselves! BYO mats. 6-class discount blocks available.

ABOUT LAURA BRANDEL
Laura Brandel received her Yoga qualifications at Pure Yoga. As a theater director and choreographer, Laura understands how the benefits of a yoga practice can directly benefit theater artists, and she communicates these teachings with keen intuition and an attentive eye for the individual needs of students. Laura holds a BA in Dance and Dance Education from Hunter College.


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