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138: Writing and Producing Audio Drama Part One (Women’s Theatre Festival Con Workshop)

Part One of a two-part workshop on Writing and Producing Audio Drama from the Women’s Theatre Festival Conference in 2020. The 2 hour workshop was presented via Zoom by Aurelia Belfield and Tamara Kissane on July 29, 2020.  Part One focuses on tips for writing audio dramas based on Tamara’s experience writing Master Builder and …

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126: XIX: New play development with Jacqueline E. Lawton, JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell, Jules Odendahl-James

The first of two episodes featuring the work of Jacqueline E. Lawton, playwright, dramaturg, producer, and advocate for Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the American Theatre.  Along with director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell and dramaturg Jules Odendahl-James, you’ll hear Jacqueline E. Lawton discuss her new play XIX. XIX was commissioned by the Women’s Theatre Festival in …

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Treats for your ears this Saturday! Listen to The Triangle Bake-Off!

Imagine you have just 2 days to write a 10 minute play using the following ingredients: What would you write?  Might you find freedom and focus by having those restrictions? What would your bake-off ingredients look like?  [Hint: This would be a great writing exercise for you to take on with a group of friends …

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This weekend: Triangle Bake-Off & FB live interview with RDU on Stage

#1: Wanna write a play this weekend? The Triangle Bake-Off has begun. This is a quick and (hopefully stress-relieving) short playwriting competition. There’s a youth category if your kids are looking for something to do – OR – perhaps this will be a way for you to blow off some steam using writing as a …

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106: Maintaining connections and building community online with Johannah Maynard Edwards of the Women’s Theatre Festival

Johannah Maynard Edwards is the Executive Director of the Women’s Theatre Festival based in Raleigh, NC. You’ll hear Johannah describe the current work of the Women’s Theatre Festival as she very quickly pivoted to offer a remarkable slate of online offerings to her community. She speaks with candor and transparency about the financial realities of …

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Calling All NC Playwrights! Announcing the Triangle Bake-Off!

ANNOUNCEMENT: In collaboration with Tamara Kissane, the 2020 Piedmont Laureate, and local theatre artist Hayden Tyler Moses, Women’s Theatre Festival (WTF) proudly announces the Triangle Bake-Off Competition.  This spirited playwrighting competition is open to North Carolina residents of all ages and experience levels.  The Bake-Off will begin at 7:00 am on Friday, April 3 when WTF releases the list …

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080: The Women’s Theatre Festival and building community with Raleigh theatre artist Alika Vail.

Alika Vail considers herself to be “a Creative”.  Some of her talents include dancing, writing, directing, acting and producing. She currently serves on the Board of the Women’s Theatre Festival in NC as their Head of Diversity and Co-Chair.  She is the co-creator of CREW, a Facebook Group that focuses on encouraging artistic works for …

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Hey, it’s a Master Builder Audio Drama press release!

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Writer and Director Tamara Kissane, creator of podcast ARTIST SOAPBOX, explores a growing genre with two-part audio drama MASTER BUILDER debuting in July 2019 Durham, NC – ARTIST SOAPBOX presents MASTER BUILDER, writer and director Tamara Kissane’s quirky audio drama based on Henrik Ibsen’s tragedy about ambition and …

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