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01/09 Lifestages: Recollections (Beginning Playwriting for ages 55 and up)

Date: Thurs Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20 Time: 4:00 to 5:30pm Number of sessions: 7 (6 + performance) Members: $180 -- (858) 384-2970 or Nonmembers: $180 Location: The NEW Ink Spot, NTC at Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 16, Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92106

Celebrate the rich experiences of your life

Learn playwriting techniques
See your writing performed by professional actors

Bring your journaling to life in this group workshop series for beginning playwrights, ages 55 and up. Playwrights Project Founder Deborah Salzer guides the process. Learn playwriting techniques, as you write short plays depicting moments from your life. Sessions involve 6 90-minute instructional sessions, and 1 90-minute performance with professional actors reading short scripts created in the sessions. Up to 12 participants.

No playwriting experience necessary.

To sign up call or email Playwrights Project

(858) 384-2970 or

Playwrights Project is a nonprofit corporation advancing literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.   San Diego Writers, Ink is proud to partner with the Playwrights Project.

4:00-5:30 PM on Thursdays

January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, and 13, 2014
Performance: February 20, 2014

Deborah Salzer

Deborah SalzerFounder of Playwrights Project, is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Bank Street College of Education. Before moving to California from New York, Ms. Salzer taught elementary school, trained teachers, and directed an inner-city arts program in Harlem. Ms. Salzer founded Playwrights Project in 1985. In addition to creating curriculum and training teaching artists for Playwrights Project, Ms. Salzer has produced the premieres of over 100 plays, along with the award-winning television production of Simply Maria, or the American Dream by Josefina López. Ms. Salzer is the author of Stage Write a curriculum unit which introduces playwriting to middle and high school students.