Faculty speed dating
Scroll down for coaches, including Michael Ian Cedar, Gillien Goll, Grace Kiley, Debra Russell, Bailie Slevin and Joanne Zippel. We will judge your application based on the viability of the project, your experience as a writer, prior development of the project and the specific interests of the participating producers. Email application to [email protected]_______________________ Thanks so much for all your advice and thoughts on my pitch. It was a huge success and I felt so lucky to be a part of it I wanted to reach out and thank you for including me on the Producer Speed Date.If accepted into the program, the cost is for TRU members and for non-members (and yes, you can always join as a member to qualify for the discount - we'd like that). Since I was a participant, I've been contacted by two producers who have expressed interest in my pitch.Think of it as the "cocktail party" pitch where you have to hold someone's interest with dozens of conversations going on around you. WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: A one-page (maximum) synopsis, a one-page writer/theater resume or bio, production history (including reviews), set and cast breakdown.You will need 22 sets, one for each of the producers.After students in her Sociology of Generations & Age class planned the first event in November 2018, modeled after the “Age of Love” documentary directed by Steven Loring, the NYC-based film director contacted Norris.
Norris provided the format, feedback and other details from her planning.
~Jen Lyon (October '16)I brought my play Adam Then to a TRU writer/director speed date with uncertain expectations.
The play was hard to pitch, with a large cast and demanding production values.
Meanwhile, group two is in the Coaching Room getting coached for an hour starting at . We estimate that pitches and turnaround should take about 50 minutes total for all eleven.
We will have wine and cheese afterwards, so although the pitch sessions will end at around , we hope writers and producers will stay and chat informally until 9pm or so. Eleven writers pitching to eleven producers at one time?