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Playwrights write dramatic material that will be used for performance within a theater. By creating engaging and relevant scripts, these professionals start the development of a dramatic production. Their scripts are forwarded to production companies, who hire the cast and crew. Based on our collection of resume example for Playwright, essential job qualifications are excellent writing skills, creativity, dramatic work knowledge, self-promotion, time management, and networking. Theaters choose candidates whose resumes make display of English or drama studies.

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1

Playwright/ Support Casting

  • Researched character and story ideas
  • Wrote 5 short plays by shaping the raw material into a coherent and effective script
  • Recruited actors with casting director for characters
  • Created " Daisy's Adventures" Life of Julia Gordon Low where over 100 attendees watched play
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Cuny
BFA
Screenwriting
2

Screenwriter/playwright

  • Formed, wrote, and rewrote two full-length scripts. Reviewed scripts in groups, took creative direction from team members, and revised to production specifications.
  • Selected to produce a play in a select local festival circuit.
  • Coordinated with project director to produce visual performance, consulted actors on creative direction, budgeted production costs and altered script to meet changing show needs.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Marketing, Film & Media Studies
International Marketing, International Business
3

Playwright

  • Communicated and collaborated with other writers to produce professionally-acted plays
  • Engaged successfully in multiple initiatives, such as writing, acting, and directing
  • Collaborated with, and mentored by members of the Alley Theatre
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
English & Performance Studies
4

Teaching Artist, Assistant Director, Playwright

  • Utilized creative skills to assist in directing a musical for 13-18 year olds
  • Closely assisted musical director in crafting original arrangements of songs
  • Wrote original scenes to be performed in the final production
  • Conceptualized and taught classes requiring varying techniques to students ages 5-18
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Music
5

Playwright

The Play that has received rave reviews. "The artistic allure of this play is its range of crisp storytelling, " said Zahra- theater critic for Madame Noire magazine. The play has been performed in Los Angeles, Off-Broadway, New Jersey and Virginia. The producers are currently in negotiations with Hampton University to bring the production there during the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Documentarian: Gilda produced the documentary: A Man and His Music, about the life of Red Bank's legendary Jazz Historian, Ralph "Johnny Jazz" Gatta.
  • Owner and Operator of Frank Talk, bookstore and art gallery from 2008-2011, a cultural oasis that specialized in all facets of black cultural art, a showcase for grassroots talent
  • Executive producer and host of the television show Frank Talk that airs weekly on Brookdale Television. The show focuses on the arts, culture and entertainment and issues that are important to the black community.
  • Community Relations liaison for Two River Theater in Red Bank, N.J.
  • Gilda is an award winning journalist whose work has been featured on AOL Black Voices. She also has appeared on AOL Black Voices with Dr. Boyce Watkins, who is a leading social critic, to give her perspective on media and the black community. She has also been featured on News 12 as a guest with Carissa Lawson.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Journalism
BA
Journalism
MA
History
6

Playwright and Artistic Director

Produced ten seasons of original theatrical work

  • Wrote and developed award-winning plays for a wide variety of audiences in genres such as physical theatre, interactive theatre, cabaret, and solo performance.
  • Profiled in American Theatre magazine and other national and local publications
  • Received the Rockefeller Foundation MAP Fund award
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BFA
Theatre And Creative Writing
7

Broad and River Pub/the Playwright

General Manager

  • Supervise, hire, train, and schedule all employees (front and back of house)
  • Conducted complete review of all menu/beverage items; adjusted offerings to reduce costs and increase sales
  • New menu/recipe development, implementation, and training
  • Manage P&L, vendor relationships, inventory, and ordering
  • Plan and schedule special events and entertainment, including local bands, DJ's, and trivia night
  • PR and marketing efforts, including interviews with local news outlets to promote new menu items
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Army Risk Management Instructor
8

Playwright

  • Write and develop new and challenging stage plays that seek to engage audiences and artists alike.
  • Collaborate with theater companies across the country to produce and promote my plays.
  • Find and apply to submission opportunities that will allow me to share my work with new audiences.
  • Work closely with actors, directors, and theater producers to discover new and innovative ways to make theatre.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
English
9

Playwright

  • Writing and directing a play for the annual Pilipino Cultural Night
  • Managing scheduling and rehearsals
  • Arranging locations and production details
  • Integrated social/cultural importance while keeping content interesting for both parents and students
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Film And Television Production
10

Personal Assistant to NYC Based Playwright & Performer

  • Create and edit monthly newsletter regarding business updates.
  • Keep personal and business contact database up-to-date.
  • Maintain office technology including computers, phones & hard drives.
  • Organize office and personal space.
  • Provide administrative duties as needed - correspondence, shopping, filing, budgeting.
  • Update day-to-day calendar.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts

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