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Registration Now Open for DGI Spring 2022: Classes Start March 7

Registration is now open for the Dramatists Guild Institute's spring 2022 semester. This spring, turn over a new leaf at the Dramatists Guild Institute! Our new class offerings will help you to retool your craft and discover new possibilities in your own dramatic writing career. The semester, which begins on Monday, March 7, will offer eleven online courses, including three new DGI writing workshops (...
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DGI Online Intensive: Create Your Own Podcast!

Learn how to create your own podcast! Join award-winning dramatist and podcast writer Crystal Skillman - and special guest Sarah Storm- for a five hour online intensive exploring how to create a fictional podcast series.Writing/Pitching for Audio Drama Instructor: Crystal Skillman Special Guest: Sarah Storm (producer of Hello Monday and This is Working podcasts at LinkedIn) Cost: $50 Saturday, November 13...
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Registration Now Open for DGI Summer 2021

Registration is now open for The Dramatists Guild Institute's Summer 2021 semester, which begins on Monday, June 14. The DGI will be offering eight brand-new online courses. You'll have the opportunity to literally step into your characters shoes with Christine Toy Johnson, learn how to expand your 10-minute play into a full length with Donna Hoke, navigate the intricacies of writing monologues with C. Julian Jimenez, and more. We'll also be offering a playwriting class with Crystal...
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Registration Now Open for DGI Spring 2021

This semester, which begins on Monday, March 8, will offer fourteen online courses, including five brand new DGI original writing workshops and a brand new foundation course in our "Architecture of Plays" series: American Indian and First Nations Writers...
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Dramatists Guild Institute for Field Learning: National Teach-In for Art & Healing

The Dramatists Guild's new Institute for Field Learning is excited to announce a National Teach-In for Art & Healing from Friday, February 26 to Sunday, February 28. Designed to help theatre professionals of all disciplines keep their artistic spirits kindled during this long, difficult winter lockdown, workshops will cover writing, solo performance, movement, song, project development, design, and creative self-care. The weekend will be...
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DGI Fall 2020 Registration Closes Thursday, Sept 10

DGI Fall 2020 registration closes in just TWO DAYS on Thursday, September 10. Don't miss your chance to register for a DGI course this semester! Our top priority at the DGI is to provide our students with an online educational experience that is engaging and empowering, especially during these difficult times.   REGISTER FOR A...
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DGI: Northwestern Musical Theatre Intensive

On a cold, crisp November weekend, 54 composers, lyricists, and bookwriters from twenty different states descended upon Northwestern University’s lakeside campus in Evanston, IL for a Musical Theatre Intensive. This intensive, hosted by the Dramatists Guild Institute, with additional support from Northwestern’s American...
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From the Desk of Dramatists Guild Institute: About the Craft Issue

Hi, everybody. I hope you’re having a terrific summer and that you’re playing as much in life as you are playing on paper. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how we get from Point A in our careers to Point B, whatever A and B mean to you. For some, it just looks so damn easy, doesn’t it? Plays and musicals seem to just fall out of their imagination and splatter all over the blank page and organize themselves into these things of artistic dramatic beauty. I’m exaggerating, of...