Summer Workshop Program 2023

Please note: The tuition for all Summer Program Workshops is the following:
$900-Sustaining Rate, $700-Regular Rate, $500-Student/Teacher Rate
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Jonatha Brooke Finding the Truth of Your Characters August 11 to August 16, 2019 Tuition: $650 Workshop: 9am-12pm Discipline: Playwriting OPEN TO ALL On-site Housing NOT Available - Off-site Housing Options

This workshop is part of the Women Playwrights Series.

Develop your play or solo show. In this generative workshop, we will discuss character and story. Learn how and where to push into your story and deepen it. Find the truth of the characters in your piece through various exercises, including dialoguing. Gain practice in writing scenes through prompts and in-class exercises, and receive feedback through workshop discussion. Learn the skills to tell your own story.


Jonatha Brooke is a highly acclaimed singer, songwriter, recording artist, and playwright. In 2014, Ms. Brooke debuted her one-woman theater piece, My Mother Has Four Noses, at the Duke Theater in NYC, a critics’ pick in the NY Times and Time Out Magazine. She has written three other musicals: Hopper and Death and Venice with Anton Dudley; and Quadroon, with Joe Sample. She’s currently working on Switched with Geoffrey Nauffts. Honors include a 2018 McKnight Artist Grant and the 2019 International Acoustic Music Awards for best artist and best song for “Put the Gun Down.” For the past year, Brooke has been teaching on-line Songwriting Master Classes, and streaming weekly concerts from her home in Minneapolis as her creative antidote to the COVID lockdown.

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