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Deadline Extended to Apply for the Young Playwrights' Workshop!

YPT has extended the deadline for applicatoin for our fall 2008 Young Playwrights’ Workshop. Students in grades 8-12 may apply BY SEPTEMBER 17th, 2008 to be a part of a select group of artists working as an ensemble at YPT’s headquarters during after school time.
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WHAT: YPT is now accepting applications for our fall 2008 Young Playwrights’ Workshop. Students in grades 8-12 may apply to be a part of a select group of artists working as an ensemble at YPT’s headquarters during after school time.

WHEN:
4:00 – 5:30            Tuesdays               Resident Company              Focus on Acting
4:00 – 5:30            Wednesdays         Resident Playwrights           Focus on Playwriting
 
Workshops will begin SEPTEMBER 23rd and 24th and run every week through December 3rd (except week of Thanksgiving).  
 
WHERE: Young Playwrights’ Theater
Josephine Butler Parks Center
Young Playwrights’ Theater
2437 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 
(Students will also travel with YPT to other theaters throughout Washington.)
 
WHO: Students who are currently enrolled in DC schools in grades 8-12 may apply. 
HOW: Students must submit the attached application along with a sample of their writing (preferably a short scene or monologue) by SEPTEMBER 17, 2008. Applications may be submitted via e-mail to dsnider@yptdc.org or in person to YPT’s offices. Select interviews will be held on the following week. 
 
COMMITMENT: We value your commitment to the creative process and collaborative work. Selected students will be asked to sign a contract along with their parents or guardians. Students will receive a $200-300 stipend at the end of the 10 week process, dependent on their active participation and attendance.
 
QUESTIONS?: Contact Young Playwrights’ Theater at 202-387-9173 or write to ptorres@yptdc.org.