October 13, 2008


A creativity infusion for Fall! Brooke and Anne are teaching a four session, 12 hour, workshop in LA at the end of October. Come to jumpstart your creative process. Bring new work! Start new work! Renewthe practice!

Brooke Berman and Anne Garcia-Romero will lead a four session writing workshop at the end of October that will stir up the unconscious, get your writing flowing, and help facilitate valuable feedback from peers.Wednesday evenings will be devoted to in-class writing exercises -this will act as the spine of the class, opening each writer's voice and connection to source material, accessing the deeper mind and imagination to create rich play material.

On Saturday afternoons, writers will share pages with one another and receive feedback and support.This workshop is perfect for writers at all levels.The workshop will be limited to 12 writers.

WHEN: October 22 through November 1, Wednesdays 7-9pm and Saturdays, 12-4pm
WHERE: The Brewery, 1918 N. Main, #103, LA, 90031
COST: $300
QUESTIONS: Please contact Anne at 310-245-6452 or anne.garciaromero@gmail.com. Or Brooke at 917-586-6744. or brookeberman@gmail.com

AND: COMING SOON: A more sustained weekly workshop is planned forJanuary, 2009.

Brooke Berman's plays have been produced at Primary Stages, the HumanaFestival, Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, The Second Stage in NYC, ThePlay Company, Naked Angels, WET and The Ohio Theater; developed atArielle Tepper's SPF, The National Theatre in London, The Royal CourtTheatre in London, Williamstown Theater Festival, Soho Rep, ASK,Cleveland Playhouse, Clubbed Thumb, New Dramatists and numerous otherplaces. She has been teaching creative process for 9 years and hastaught playwriting at Eugene Lang College, University of Rochester,New Dramatists in NYC as well as through guest artist programs in theNYC public school system. Brooke is a graduate of the JuilliardSchool.

Anne GarcĂ­a-Romero's plays have been developed and produced mostnotably at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, ArielleTepper Productions' Summer Play Festival, The Mark Taper Forum, andSouth Coast Repertory. She's taught at Cal Arts, UC Santa Barbara, UCRiverside, Wesleyan University and Macalester College. She holds anMFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama and is a an alumna ofNew Dramatists. Her plays are published by Broadway Play Publishingand NoPassport Press.

Both Brooke and Anne are resident playwrights at New Dramatists, a national organization that supports the work of playwrights. Both Brooke and Anne have studied with Maria Irene Fornes.

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