FOR INTERESTED PLAYWRIGHTS

Ready for an experience you won’t find elsewhere?
Want to hear your words brought to life by  professional actors and a director?
CHALLENGE YOURSELF to unlock your voice, explore an issue you care about, tell a story.

2017 DATES: July 10-30 (Monday-Friday, 9:30am – 3:30pm)
2017 FESTIVAL: July 29-30

Cost of the Summer Intensive is $750, full and partial scholarships are readily available – don’t let cost be the reason you don’t find your voice!

To get more information or to apply for a spot in this year’s Summer Intensive, email Dee Covington (dee@curioustheatre.org).

ABOUT THE SUMMER INTENSIVE

This four week program offers daring playwrights aged 15-22 the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognized artists to create short plays. The program ends in a staged reading festival, where professional theatre artists premiere the new plays written during the Intensive.

IN THE MEDIA

SUMMER INTENSIVE HISTORY

Master Playwrights: Thomas Bradshaw, Lauren Yee, Karen Zacarias
Mentors: Dee Covington, Emily Dendinger, Josh Hartwell, John Jurcheck, Jess Robblee

Playwrights:
Lamaria Aminah
Jordy Gertner
Katie Hogan
Dyllan Moran
Bella O’Brien
Camille Sauers
Nilufer Yuce

Master Playwrights: Bruce Graham, Anne Washburn, A. Zell Williams
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Jess Robblee

Playwrights:
Bryson Brooks
Shawn Cremer
Trinity Goderstad
Nolan Kelly
Dina Knott
Emma Miner
Bella O’Brien

Master Playwrights: Jessica Dickey, Krik Lynn, Octavio Solis
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, John Jurcheck, Jess Robblee

Playwrights:
Shawn Cremer
Anne Friednash
Nolan Kelly
Avery Martinez
Emma Miner
Isabella O’Brien
Francesco Viola III

Master Playwrights: Dan LeFranc, Steven Sapp, Anne Washburn
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Jess Robblee

Playwrights:
James Ryan Dinneen
Gina Lovell
Erik Reusink
Jackson Schwartz
Jake Smith
Francesco Viola III

Master Playwrights: Michael Hollinger, Carson Kreitzer, Lloyd Suh
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Steve Moulds

Playwrights:
Mateo Correa
Colin Cowperthwaite
Shawn Cremer
Zachary Reeve Davidson
Scott Egleston
Annaleisa Friednash
Ashlyn Mooney
Erik Morrison
Brodie Pugh
Zoe Rhulen
Keegan Schuett
Machelle Selken

Master Playwrights: Steven Dietz, Laura Eason, Kristoffer Diaz
Mentors: Dee Covington, Meridith Friedman, Josh Hartwell

Playwrights:
Brenna Baker
Josh Brown
Mateo Correa
Colin Cowperthwaite
Zach Davidson Cantor
Addie Hubert
Brendan Jordan
Marek Muller
Zoe Rhulen
Raechel Sherwood
Max Stewart

Master Playwrights: Annie Baker, Allison Moore, Rogelio Martinez
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Meridith Friedman

Playwrights:
Brenna Baker
Philip Ballentine
Anna Barnes
Maddie Barr
Emily Boldt
Jake Brasch
Josh Brown
Monterey Buchanan
Zach Cantor
Zynab Hashim
Brendan Jordan
Joe Orzynski
Paige Roth
Sam Van Wetter
Anna Zumbahlen

Master Playwrights: Elisa Davis, Adam Bock, Allison Moore
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Pesha Rudnick

Playwrights:
Anna Barnes
Erin Bilir
Antoine Boyd
Jake Brasch
Josh Brown
Monterey Buchanan
Megan Hatch
Brendan Jordan
Madeleine Joyce
Paige Roth
Christina Weathersby
Anna Zumbahlen

Master Playwrights: Jordan Harrison, Elaine Romero, Quiara Alegría Hudes
Mentors: Dee Covington, Josh Hartwell, Pesha Rudnick

Playwrights:
Keith Boos
Monterey Buchanan
Emma Lee Franklin
Connor Gallagher
Ben Lee
Ryan McCabe
Alexandra Prestia-Turner
Luke Slattery
Gianna Starble
Bailey Williams
Anna Woodward
Anna Zumbahlen

Master Playwrights: Allison Moore, Steven Sapp, Leigh Fondakowski
Mentors: Dee Covington, Laura Tesman, Pesha Rudnick

Playwrights:
Monterey Buchanan
Whitney Gaines
Rose Green
Erica Fox
Lauren Neal
Lara Peguero
Luke Slattery
Cassandra Stroud
Michael Thompson
Kat Urice
Ryland Warner
Bailey Williams

Master Playwrights: Joan Holden, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Steven Sapp
Movement Workshop: MacArthur Genius recipients Eiko and Koma
Mentors: Dee Covington, Laura Tesman

Playwrights: coming soon

Master Playwrights: Elaine Romero, Steve Sapp, Suzan-Lori Parks
Mentors: Dee Covington, Laura Tesman, Bonnie Metzgar

Playwrights:
Mitch Colley
Alex Csedrik
Mario Louis Gonzales
Shevek Majors-Peer
Hannah Rae Montgomery
Max Posner
Stevo Ptacek
Aubrey Ellen Shomo
Mike Thompson
Alexandra Trow
Nikkie Urquieta
Royce Wood
Annie Woodward

Master Playwrights: Bridget Carpenter, Eric Coble, Martin Moran, Elaine Romero
Mentors: Dee Covington, Laura Tesman, Tracy Shaffer Witherspoon

Playwrights:
Noah Anderson
Natalie Bograd
Kay Kron
Max Posner
Erin Soares
Jessica Montoya Starr
Sandina Tanguma
Shaleec Thomas
Dylan Ward
Royce Wood

CURIOUS NEW VOICES IS SUPPORTED BY

Isabelle Clark
John G. Duncan Charitable Trust
Sidney E. Frank Foundation – Colorado Fund
National Endowment for the Arts
The Nord Family Foundation
Olson–Vander Heyden Foundation