A Howl of Playwrights is a play development group dedicated to nurturing, inspiring and empowering new, challenging works. Darrah Cloud and I created and co-curate the group, leading weekly work sessions, public readings and occasional workshops of new plays by member playwrights

New York Stage and Film: New York Stage and Film is a non-profit company dedicated to both emerging and established artists in the development and production of theater and film.  Since 1985, we’ve been a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that start with us and continue across the country and around the world.

Theatre Latte Da: Founded in 1998, Theater Latté Da (TLD) is in its 22nd season of presenting original and re-imagined musical theater. Theater Latté Da seeks to create new connections between story, music, artist, and audience by exploring and expanding the art of musical theater. TLD is dedicated to expanding the American Musical Theater with work that speaks to a contemporary audience. Theater Latté Da has fostered innovation and diversity since its conception. We believe in work that is bold and collaborative; we act with integrity and gratitude. These values are integral to the organization’s health and drives the discussion at every stage of decision-making. Through productions that transcend the conventional, the organization helps solidify the Twin Cities’ reputation as a place where progressive art plays a vital role

American Lyric Theater: Where I was a member of the CLDP program and was brought into the world of opera and its brilliant possibilities.

The Lark Theatre: A wonderful support system and incubator for playwrights at every stage of their careers; led by John Eisner, in NYC.

Ancram Opera House: Ancram Opera House presents a mix of contemporary theatre, alternative cabaret, and community programs. Located in the Hudson River Valley in a former grange hall converted into an intimate and flexible space, AOH offers a unique opportunity to directly engage, up close, with visionary theatre artists at the top of their field yet rarely seen in our region.

Bridge Street Theater: Our mission: To enhance the cultural life of Catskill and the surrounding areas by presenting, independently and in concert with other artists, unique theatrical productions and other similar events unlike those generally available to audiences at other theaters in the region. To bring to light works we feel have been unjustly neglected, returning them to the stage where they belong. To present, devise, and commission brand-new works for the stage. To forge a diverse community of like-minded artists to aid in the creation of our work. To continue to locate and bring to our patrons the finest in local, national, and international talent. And to keep our ticket prices affordable and our work readily accessible to the widest possible audience.

Denizen Theatre: DENIZEN Theatre will explore what it means to be human in all its duality and complexity, producing new works that provoke, challenge, and inspire often ignored conversations.

Shadowlands Stages: “Since theatre impacts our lives in so many intangible ways, it is the mission of the Shadowland Stages to offer the residents of the region, and visitors to the area, the full range of professional theatre and performing arts educational opportunities at an affordable price. In fulfilling this mission, we strive to produce a mixture of classic, contemporary and new plays. Our focus remains on producing thought-provoking, socially relevant works with vision that will entertain, educate and challenge our audience.”

The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck: The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck opened its doors in July 1998. This followed four summers (1994-1997) of performances on the same site in a tent.  Construction of the permanent building began in October 1997, with an exterior design resembling a barn to complement the surrounding rural landscape and pay tribute to the origins of summer stock.

New York Theater Workshop: Develop and produce the work of visionary theatre artists who: Engage with challenging ideas and push the theatrical form; Prioritize art that asks questions over art that provides answers; Expand our view of ourselves and our world.

The Blank Theater: Our goals are to produce new work, give paying jobs to actors, directors and theatre professionals, to train and inspire young people to pursue careers in theatre and to develop the plays that will be presented on stages around the world for future generations.

Dramatists Guild: The Dramatists Guild of America is the national, professional membership trade association of theatre writers including playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. The Guild was established for the purpose of aiding dramatists in protecting both the artistic and economic integrity of their work. We believe that a vibrant, vital, and provocative theatre is an essential element of the ongoing cultural debate which informs the citizens of a free society; and that if such a theatre is to survive, the unique, idiosyncratic voices of the men, women, trans and non-binary artists who write for it must be cultivated and protected.

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