Monthly Workroom with Carl Holder

Monthly Workroom with Carl Holder

1st Sunday of Every Month 1-5pm ET Over Zoom

*January’s Monthly Workroom Will Occur on January 8, 1-5pm ET due to the holiday and thanks to a generous sponsor, this session will be free for participants!

Email to sign up.

A relaxed drop-in workshop to get creatively refreshed and hear new work.   

Each meeting starts with a prompt/discussion, followed by group writing time, 

then script pages are read aloud for feedback 

Join us! Workroom is offered on a sliding scale $50-75 

Born in Gainesville Florida, Carl Holder received his BFA in Acting from SUNY Purchase (2008), and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU/Tisch (2020). His play Until You Come Back to Me won the 2020 Goldberg Play Prize and was a Finalist for the 2019 Neukom Literary Arts Playwriting Award. Carl was also a Semi-Finalist for The Jerome Fellowship at the Playwrights Center. His play Waiter and Two Octopuses was a Semi-Finalist for the 2019 O’Neill Playwrights Conference and a 2018/19 Finalist for the DVRF Playwrights Program. Charleses received an Honorable Mention for The Relentless Award from The American Playwriting Foundation. Holder has twice been awarded an E-Grant from The Foundation for Contemporary Art for his plays An Intimate Evening with Typhoid Mary, and re:opening. Carl has developed and/or performed work with Ars Nova, Incubator Arts Project, EST, Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation, The Tank, FringeNYC, The Brick, Standard Toykraft, The Gym at Judson, House of Yes, Hearth Gods, Allegra LaViola Gallery, The Gene Frankel, Ice Factory and The New Ohio. Carl has written, acted, and directed as Artistic Director of Glass Bandits Theatre Company since 2008. He’s was recently a member of The Bricks Inaugural Writer’s Group ‘SoundLab’ a residency developing fiction podcasts with playwrights. Carl was the Scriptwriting Professor for the University of Virginia’s Young Writers Workshop, and has been a guest lecturer in the Acting departments of SUNY Purchase and The New School. Carl is currently the Performing Arts Instructor at Garden School in Jackson Heights Queens and also teaches Playwriting Intensives through The Brick’s education program. Carl lives and writes in Brooklyn with his hungry dog Amelia.
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