SPACE on Ryder Farm's 2014 Summer Season to Feature LeFranc, Washburn, MTC, EST, Ars Nova and More

SPACE on Ryder Farm's 2014 Summer Season to Feature LeFranc, Washburn, MTC, EST, Ars Nova and More

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a nonprofit artist residency program announces its 4th season. Housed on an organic farm in picturesque Brewster, NY, SPACE will host over 150 artists as they develop 75 projects.

SPACE's 2014 season will feature works in development from a thrilling group of artists including Dan Lefranc (The Big Meal), Anne Washburn (Mr. Burns), Ensemble Studio Theatre, MTC and ARS NOVA's Writer's Room with PigPen Theatre Co. and Jackie Sibblies Drury, Michael Mitnick (Fly By Night), Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co. with Chad Beckim and Nikkole Salter, Waterwell Theater and many more.

Additionally, SPACE's resident writers group, The Working Farm has been announced. The seven writers in the 2014 season's group are: Rachel Bonds (Five Mile Lake), Suzanne Heathcote, Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal), Max Posner (The Thing About Air Travel), Jen Silverman (Phoebe in Winter), Mfoniso Udofia (The Grove) and Joe Waechter (Profiles). Following The Working Farm residency, SPACE will team with Playwrights Horizons to present readings of the plays in New York City.

SPACE on Ryder Farm exists to support artists by providing a workshop space singular in its ability to reinvigorate the artist's spirit and their work.

Ryder Farm, SPACE's home, has been in the Ryder family since 1795. The farm helped pioneer America's green movement in the 1970s as one of the first New York farms to go organic. Artists in residence at SPACE have access to the 126-acre property, which includes lakefront views, natural amphitheaters, and majestic woods, as well as outdoor and indoor rehearsal spaces. Residents at SPACE on Ryder Farm stay in the farm's original 1790s homestead and are provided with organic meals made from the farm's produce.

To view a full listing of SPACE's 2014 artists in residence and to learn more about the organization visit

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