Playwright’s Lab Enjoys Banner Year in 2013

Playwright’s Lab Enjoys Banner Year in 2013

The introduction of two new certificate programs caps a year in which student playwrights received multiple honors and their works gained impressive productions and publications.

M.F.A. Playwright Honored by the Southeastern Theatre Conference

M.F.A. Playwright Honored by the Southeastern Theatre Conference

Robert Plowman has won the Charles M. Getchell New Play Award for 2014.

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

Hollins Theatre’s production of “Bellocq’s Ophelia” won four awards, while Playwright’s Lab students Meredith Levy ’12 and Kevin Ferguson earned individual honors for their works.

Multiple Honors Propel Hollins into Spotlight at Region’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Multiple Honors Propel Hollins into Spotlight at Region’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Hollins Theatre’s adaptation of Natasha Trethewey’s “Bellocq’s Ophelia” is one of five productions chosen to compete at the Region IV KCACTF; two of Hollins’ student playwrights and three student actors will also be honored at the February event.

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

The initiative provides production assistance and travel costs for dozens of student readings and productions in legitimate theatres.