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Creative Arts Hosts Special Playwriting Workshop

MCC’s Creative Arts Committee’s is pleased to announce a special Careers in the Arts Playwriting Workshop led by award-winning playwright Chambers Stevens. The workshop will be on Friday, April 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Warshof Conference Center, Flynn Campus Center, Monroe B, and is free and open to all MCC students, faculty, and staff.

As a playwright, Chambers has won both the Ingram Fellowship and the Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Award. His play Real Life has been touring high schools for over fifteen years and has been performed for over a quarter of a million people. His play Mother of Pearl premiered at The Company of Angels in Los Angeles (I.E. Clark Publishing). In 2002, he had two world premiere productions. Travels with Jack Lemmon’s Dog opened at The North Star Theatre in New Orleans and Bing Bang Boom played to sold-out houses at the University of Florida. Chambers wrote and directed the film Children of a Laughing God which premiered at the West Virginia International Film Festival.

MCC’s Theatre Department is producing a revised version of Chambers’ play Bing Bang Boom this spring in the MCC Theater.

For more information, please contact Professor Jim Simmonds ("") or Professor Maria Brandt ("").

Maria Brandt