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The Lark (New York | NY)

Communications Manager

The COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER’S primary focus is to amplify -- locally, nationally and globally -- The Lark’s mission, programs and outreach efforts through a skillfully planned and executed public relations and marketing strategy. Working directly with Lark writers, staff and the leadership team, the CM supports the vision of The Lark and affiliated artists and communicates that to the broader community. The CM develops relationships with key journalists across the media platforms; develops captivating narratives and pitches for a wide array of programs and plays; creates innovative ways to build community around artists and their plays; and raises The Lark’s institutional profile. The CM is responsible for all aspects of marketing, which includes creating programs, posters, press releases, brochures, newsletters, website and social media. In all endeavors, the Communications Manager works towards the Lark’s mission and vision, and ensures that their work aligns with The Lark’s values of equity, access and inclusion. The CM works to help make The Lark a nurturing environment where artists can fulfill their artistic potential and feel welcome, valued and wholly supported.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to Work in US
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 11 / 2021

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The Lark (New York | NY)

Operations Manager

Operations Manager will be interfacing with artists, staff, vendors, and other community members. This person must cultivate an atmosphere of warmth and respect, have strong interpersonal skills, and feel comfortable communicating with people from a variety of backgrounds. This position entails making sure The Lark’s studio, public, and office spaces are clean, well-stocked, and functioning. It will require anticipating and serving the needs of artists and staff, and proactively working to meet these needs as well as troubleshooting issues that may arise.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to work in USA
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
5 / 14 / 2021

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The Lark (New York | NY)

Resident Dramaturg

The Resident Dramaturg supports and advocates for writers in The Lark community through deep and strategic artistic development. The Resident Dramaturg shepherds the Roundtable Program, a cornerstone of The Lark’s work, and conducts multiple writer’s workshops and retreats throughout the year. They work with The Lark’s staff to cultivate a welcoming, nurturing, rigorously creative environment where playwrights feel free to explore and drive their own unique creative process.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to work in the US
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 11 / 2021

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Empowering Playwrights one Pixel at a Time: How Online Resources Can Fuel Your Playwriting Interests

What if you want to write a play? Where to start? And what if you have a few plays? What to do with them? And what if you want to learn more skills as a writer? Where to go next? If you’re here, you probably already have some ideas. But member to member, I’ll offer some tips and tricks, in what has become a daily habit: Read, Write, Send and Find. Let’s go!

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Exploring Character Through Environment

Environment dictates more than we give it credit for in our writing. Give environment its due and follow your impulses to explore all facets of your character. Hopefully, the result will be characters that feel molded from the earth they grew up in. In this article, readers are taken through a three-part exercise to explore how environment dictates character and character dictates environment. 

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The Playwright & Biography

Arguably, some of the most successful American plays are gripped by biography. So, how do we shape elements of biography into dramatic works?

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