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Who can apply for Wet Ink

Emerging  female playwrights,  mid career female playwrights or  female theatre artists such as actors, designers, directors etc- transitioning to a dedicated writing practice. Also female writers  working in another milieu such as fiction or film or children’s lit for example who would like to transition to writing for the stage.

During the workshop, writers will have the opportunity to develop new work, or work on an existing piece already in progress.

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To apply please send us a bio and resume that shows us your theatre background and what you have been doing.  If you don’t have a theatre background but have been working in another genre such as film or fiction  let us know about that. Also give us an idea about what you want to work on–your writing goal for this intensive,for example. ” I want to work on the second draft of my musical”  Or– “I want to explore my grandfathers World War Two story  in the form of a solo show”  Add any of the ways you think a writing group could help your process.

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Here is Mindy’s bio.

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mindy1Mindy Parfitt is a founding Co-Artistic Director of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades. Theatre credits for HHG include directing This Stays in the Room, Palace of the End, 4.48 Psychosis and You Are Here. For the Arts Club, Mindy directed the World Premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Armstrong’s War and Joan MacLeod’s The Valley. This past spring she directed Hooker Monologues, which told true stories about sex work performed by sex workers and their allies. In 2012 Mindy completed her MFA in Directing at UBC. She has worked across Canada and studied nationally and internationally including La Mama Directing Intensive in Italy. She recently directed a reading of the English translation of Etienne LePage’s Robyn and Marion, translated by Bobby Theodore. She is currently creating am a, with Amber Funk Barton which investigates identity and neuroplasticity.