dg resource directory
The act of submitting creative work for a dramatist is as necessary as finishing it. But the process of finding the right submission opportunity can feel overwhelming. This is why, for more than 20 years, the Dramatists Guild has compiled a submissions and opportunities database, and published a full directory of theatres, agents, festivals, contests, workshops, retreats, and other submission opportunities to help make the life of the dramatist an easier one.

This functionality is part of suite of resources designed to help playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.  

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    O'Neill programs include the National Playwrights Conference, National Music Theater Conference, National Critics Institute, National Puppetry Conference, the Cabaret & Performance Conference, and National Theater Institute, which conducts semester-long intensive theater training, and a six-week summer program, Theatermakers.
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    Provides a supportive and challenging environment in which emerging and established creative artists can take huge risks in order to refine and illuminate their work’s vision during its formative stages. Each summer, the National Music Theater Conference includes several playwrights, lyricists, and composers endeavoring to create fresh and bold work from an array of music theater genres.
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  • Guilford, CT
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    Producing Workshops, Tabletops, Staged Readings, World Premieres and Classic Revivals of Works by Connecticut’s Dramatists, Storytellers and Poets in collaboration with Theaters, Academic and Not-for-Profit Organizations throughout New England and around the Nation.
  • The Lighthouse Works’ Fellowship is an artist-in-residence program that strives to support artists and writers working in the vanguard of their creative fields. We are proud to have supported these artists, writers, and composers with the time and space to focus on their creative work.
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