Robert Askins, Stew, Daisy Foote, Fiasco Theater and More Will Develop New Work at SPACE Writer's Retreat

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Robert Askins, Stew, Branden Jacobs­-Jenkins, Daisy Foote and the Fiasco Theater troupe are among the artists who will develop new work at SPACE on Ryder Farm, a nonprofit artist residency program in its 5th season.

Housed on Ryder Farm in Brewster, NY, SPACE will host over 150 artists as they develop 75 projects.

SPACE's 2015 flagship residency program will feature works in development from artists including Stew (Passing Strange), Sarah Burgess (Dry Powder), Jacobs­Jenkins (An Octoroon), Sibyl Kempson (Fondly, Collette Richland), Fiasco Theater, Monica Bill Barnes Dance Company, New Neighborhood, The Lilly Awards Foundation, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal), Foote (Him), Madeleine George (The Curious Case of the Watson Intelligence) and more.

Additionally, SPACE has announced the lineup for its resident writers group, The Working Farm. The 2015 Working Farm includes Heidi Armbruster (Alice in Dairyland), Askins (Hand To God), Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God), Clare Barron (You Got Older), David Cale (Lillian), Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale) and Boo Killebrew (The Play About My Dad).

Following The Working Farm residency, SPACE will team with Playwrights Horizons and ARS NOVA to present readings of the plays in New York City.

SPACE on Ryder Farm's mission is to "support artist by providing a workshop space singular in its ability to reinvigorate the artist’s spirit and work." Over its first four seasons, SPACE has fostered new work from artists including playwrights Sam Hunter, Young Jean Lee, Adam Rapp, Lucy Thurber, Dan LeFranc, Branden Jacobs­Jenkins, Madeleine George, Robert Askins, Bekah Brunstetter, Nick Jones, James Graham, Joshua Harmon and Erika Sheffer, as well as theatre companies ARS NOVA, Woolly Mammoth, The Public, Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater, Transport Group and Woodshed Collective.

To view a full listing of SPACE's 2015 artists in residence and to learn more about the organization, click here.

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