Tags: DGF Fellows

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DGF Fellows: Aryanna Garber & Benjamin Velez

We loved the camaraderie of the Fellows Program, building friendships with playwrights as well as musical theater writers, and having a fresh perspective on our material. Borderline tells the story of Anna, a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who has always struggled for normalcy amidst a revolving door of therapists and prescriptions. In this scene, Anna meets her court-ordered therapist, Dr. Brenner, for the first time.  ...
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DGF Fellows: Erika Dickerson-Despenza

Through my Fellowship, I was able to create community with incredible artists and exchange processes and critical feedback to generate stronger work, which became my first two-hander and the first work in my ten-play Katrina Cycle, shadow/land. Part family lore, part historical re/visioning, the play takes us back to August 2005. Frequent burglary and Magalee’s progressive dementia has made property upkeep an extra burden for her daughter,...