Benefits of Becoming a DG Regional Rep

  • Complimentary Dramatists Guild membership during your elected three-year term (Click here for a full list of DG membership benefits);
  • Internal education and enrichment opportunities offered by Dramatists Guild Council members and beyond;
  • Opportunity to submit nominees for the Lanford Wilson Award;
  • Ongoing engagement, training, and skill-building with the Dramatists Guild staff;
  • Ongoing opportunities for community engagement and community building;
  • Strengthening relationships with other writers in your area;
  • Learning more about the resources, opportunities, and incentives available to you, and to members in your region, from the Dramatists Guild;
  • Partnering and engaging with other Regional Representatives and Ambassadors across the world to learn about what might be possible to help writers in your region;
  • The opportunity to communicate with Regional Council members, who weigh in on organization-wide decisions;
  • Strengthening relationships and improving the standards for dramatists with theatres and artistic organizations within your community, with the aid of the Dramatists Guild staff.


Expectations of a DG Regional Rep

  • Commitment to a three-year term;
  • The programming of regional Dramatists Guild events, such as meet and greets, readings/Friday Night Footlights, or town hall meetings. You will also be required to submit the information about programming to the DG’s national office in New York, from where it will then be distributed to the membership;
  • The sharing of information and ideas related to opportunities and challenges regarding the state of new writing in your region;
  • The managing of a regional budget for the facilitation of events and programming;
  • The submission of three Regional Reports per year, to be published in The Dramatist, and to also be distributed via social media;
  • Attendance at monthly online meetings with other Regional Reps across the nation, and with Dramatists Guild staff;
  • Community strengthening and member outreach.


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