CAP21 Writers Residency Opens for Submissions for January 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the January 2014 installment of the triannual CAP21 Writers Residency , focusing on new musicals. The CAP21 Writers Residency is offered by CAP21 as an opportunity for a concentrated time and place to be artistically productive in a focused atmosphere while remaining in NYC . It will take place for a 12 week period ( Jan 6th-17th ) depending on the needs of the writers. During the length of the residency, selected writing teams are provided a beautiful studio space at CAP21 in New York City , complete with a piano and wireless internet , between the hours of 10am and 6pm , Monday through Friday .
One goal of the residency is for the writers to refine their new musical and move it forward towards production . Other goals include beginning work on a new project , as well as working on multiple projects . In addition , the writers are able to network with each other , in the interest of forging new relationships and collaborations .
Furthermore , CAP21 ' s Artistic Director will meet with each team and discuss the goals of the project .
" CAP21 takes great pride in offering this residency , in the heart of New York City , and in supporting writers to create a fresh new canon of musicals , " says Eliza Ventura , Artistic Director of CAP21 .
Representative new musicals developed by writing teams during The CAP21 Writers Residency that have moved into production include : Southern Comfort ( Dan Collins , Julianne Wick Davis , winners of the GLADD Media Award , Jonathan Larson Award for Southern Comfort , Produced at CAP21 ) , It Shoulda Been You ( Barbara Anselmi , Brian Hargrove , The George Street Playhouse , The Village Theatre ) , Cloaked ( Danny Larsen , Michelle Elliott , winners of the Jonathan Larson Award , The Kleban Award for Ms . Elliott , for Cloaked , Produced at CAP21 ) , Fat Camp ( Tim Drucker , Randy Blair , Matthew roi Berger , OffBroadway at ATA ) , The Trouble with Doug ( Will Aronson , Daniel Maté , winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for The Trouble With Doug , Produced by CAP21 ) , The Daughters ( Shaina Taub , Produced by CAP21 ) , Pregnancy Pact ( Gordon Leary , Julia Meinwald , Weston Playhouse ) .
To apply visit cap21.org and download the CAP21 Writers Residency Application located in our New Works Development section .