No Wrong Way to Begin A Play with Joey Merlo

The Brick presents
No Wrong Way to Begin A Play
a writing workshop with Joey Merlo
4 Sessions – August 24th, 31st, September 7th, 28th: 6-9pm
Oct 5th: presentation at Brick Aux
at Brick Aux – 628 Metropolitan Ave

No Wrong Way to Begin A Play is a prompt-based, generative writing workshop about getting over the hurdle of the first blank page, writing through blocks and creative multitasking. Through improv, dialogue gathering, character finding and world building exercises, you will create webs, bundles, collages and bouquets of new play beginnings.

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Joey Merlo (he/they) is a Brooklyn-based playwright, artist and educator who has worked all over the world including Greece, Peru and Ghana. He is a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow and a former Playwright-in-Residence at the Off-Broadway, Abingdon Theatre Company. Produced work includes: On Set with Theda Bara (The Brick, starring David Greenspan), Love of Men Ferocious (O’Neill semi-finalist) and The Witch of St. Elmora Street (Dixon Place). Joey holds a BFA from NYU, Tisch and an MFA from Brooklyn College. | @joejoemerlo

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