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Join the next ATW Master Class Series with David Henry Hwang
Tony Award Winner and ATW Board Chair David Henry Hwang Leads Next Master Class Series on Playwrighting
For this master class, attendees will not only observe an in-depth conversation and Q&A discussing craft and the journey of Tony Award® winning playwright David Henry Hwang, but will also flex your writing muscles as he leads a writing workshop that encourages creativity and challenges you to think outside the box. Make sure to bring an open mind and an open notebook!
Moderated by our President & CEO Heather Hitchens, our Master Class Series provides attendees with exclusive access to hear and learn from the titans of our theatre industry. Guests will range from top-tier Actors, Directors, Playwrights, Designers, and more! Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the many and vast ways to finding your way in the business with each featured artist sharing their unique journey and path to success as a creative.
To participate in this FREE master class and writing workshop, please
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Melissa Cabrero at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Theatre Wing is thrilled to take our coveted master classes into the homes of the next generation of theatre-makers, and we look forward to “seeing” you there!
About Master Class Artist, David Henry Hwang
David Henry Hwang is a Tony Award winner and three-time nominee, a three-time OBIE Award winner, and a three-time Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Hwang’s stage works includes the plays M. Butterfly, Chinglish, Yellow Face, Kung Fu, Golden Child, The Dance and the Railroad, and FOB, as well as the Broadway musicals Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida (co-author), Flower Drum Song (2002 revival) and Disney’s Tarzan. He is also the most-produced living American opera librettist, whose works have been honored with two Grammy Awards, co-wrote the Gold Record Solo with the late pop icon Prince, and worked from 2015-2019 as a Writer/Consulting Producer for the Golden Globe-winning television series The Affair. He is currently writing the live-action musical feature film The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Disney Studios and a movie to star actress Gemma Chan. Hwang serves as Chair of the American Theatre Wing, serves on the Board of the Lark Play Development Center, and as Head of Playwriting at Columbia University School of the Arts. His newest work, Soft Power, a collaboration with composer Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home), premiered at Los Angeles’ Ahmanson Theatre, where it won six Ovation Awards. Its subsequent run at the Public Theatre in NYC received four Outer Critics Honors, eleven Drama Desk Nominations, and was a Finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Drama.
About the American Theatre Wing’s Master Class Series
Educating and empowering the next generation of theatre professionals has long been central to the Wing’s mission, and we are determined to adapt and elevate our work to continue in a digital space. Moderated by President & CEO Heather Hitchens, our Master Class Series provides attendees with exclusive access to hear and learn from the titans of our theatre industry. Guests will range from top-tier Actors, Directors, Playwrights, Designers, and more! Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the many and vast ways to finding your way in the business with each featured artist sharing their unique journey and path to success as a creative.