A.S.K. Theatre Projects is currently accepting applications from playwrights and composers for participation in the 4th annual Playwright-Composer Studio. This two-week intensive workshop brings professional playwrights, composers and performers together to explore the process of collaboration and the basic elements of music theatre. Composers and writers working in a variety of styles are sought. No previous music-theatre experience is required. The Studio was created and is directed by Ben Krywosz, artistic director of the Nautilus Music-Theatre in Minneapolis, who leads similar workshops all over the country.The workshop will take place Feb. 13-26, 2000, with both daytime and evening sessions. Tuition is free and participants will be awarded a $500 honorarium. All playright and composer applications must be received by Nov. 16, 1999. (Performer auditions will take place in early January). For an application and further information, contact Raul Clayton Staggs, project coordinator at (310) 478-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent