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Saturday, October 27 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
*Roundtable: The Art, Craft, and Business of Playwriting

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* Get in-depth answers to your questions about the art, craft, and business of writing for the stage. How do you get your play produced? This roundtable session offers registrants exclusive access to playwrights, theatrical producers, and dramaturges in an informal setting. Come prepared with questions that focus on the importance of both the creative and business sides of breaking into and writing for the stage.

*This Roundtable requires advance registration at the Roundtable Sign-up Table in the Driskill Mezzanine; the Roundtable takes place at St. David's Episcopal Church's Crail Hall, located at 301 E 8th Street. Only one roundtable sign-up slot per registrant. Registrants must have the day-appropriate badge.

Registrants must sign up for Roundtable Sessions in the Mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel!
Wednesday, October 24 | 12:00PM-5:00PM
Thursday, October 25 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Friday, October 26 | 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday, October 27 | 8:30AM-3:00PM

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Stephen Belber

writer/director Management, Match; writer Tape, O.G.; co-writer The Laramie Project
Stephen Belber’s plays have been produced on Broadway and in over 25 countries. He was an Associate Writer on The Laramie Project, and co-writer on The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. He has written and directed two feature films, (Management, starring Jennifer Aniston and Woody... Read More →
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Pat Hazell

Chief Creative Officer, Sweetwood Creative; former writer Seinfeld; The Tonight Show veteran; contributor NPR
Showtime declared Pat Hazell one of the five funniest people in America. His 30 years of experience as a writer, producer and director have made him a go-to guy for new American theater.Pat is one of the original writers for NBC’s Seinfeld, a veteran of The Tonight Show, a critically... Read More →
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Peter Mattei

creator/showrunner Outsiders; novelist, playwright, director
Peter Mattei is a screenwriter, novelist, director and cable series creator/showrunner. His critically-acclaimed one-hour series OUTSIDERS ran for two seasons on WGN and Hulu and was rated among the top 20 cable series in 2016/17, with up to 4 million viewers per episode. He also... Read More →
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Jason Neulander

writer/director/producer The Intergalactic Nemesis; writer/director Hit & Run, Buttercup
Jason Neulander received his BA and MA in theater from Brown University and is an award-winning theatre artist, filmmaker, and producer based in Austin, Texas. He founded and was the artistic director of Austin’s premiere producer of new plays Salvage Vanguard Theater from 1994... Read More →
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Elizabeth V. Newman

director (stage) A Delicate Ship, Any Night, Mocha, Body of Work; director (film): Child of Light; Hatched: A Tale of Great Egg-spectations; The Yellow Wallpaper.
Elizabeth V. Newman (Theatre & Film Director) is a native New Yorker who has directed and produced critically-acclaimed theatre and film in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and her new home of Austin, TX. She graduated from Yale University with dual B.A. degrees in History of Art and... Read More →
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Frank Pugliese

writer/executive producer/showrunner House of Cards; writer Shot in the Heart, Homicide; playwright Aven’U Boy; Professor, Columbia University, La Femis
Frank Pugliese is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director. His plays include Aven’U Boys (Obie Award), The King of Connecticut, The Talk, The Alarm, The Democracy Project (all with Naked Angels); Hope is the Thing with Feathers (The Drama Dept.); The Summer Winds... Read More →

Saturday October 27, 2018 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Crail Hall