The Process of New Plays: Lloyd Suh from The Lark Theatre in NYC
July 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Goddard’s MFA in Creative Writing Program is please to present “The Process of New Plays,” a conversation with Lloyd Suh, the director of artistic programs at The Lark Theatre in New York City. Suh will discuss the field of new play development and how early career playwrights can prepare and engage for navigating various processes and methodologies. Lloyd will focus on his experience as a freelance playwright and as director of artistic programs at The Lark, overseeing a variety of new play development activities and global exchange initiatives. Lloyd is visiting Goddard’s MFAW program as a guest of the Playwright’s Enrichment Series.
LLOYD SUH is the author of American Hwangap, The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!, Jesus in India, Great Wall Story, The Children of Vonderly, Masha No Home and others, produced with Ma-Yi, The Play Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre, La Mama ETC, Magic Theatre (SF), ArtsEmerson (MA), Denver Center Theatre Company, Children’s Theatre Company (MN), East West Players (LA), and internationally at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila, and with PCPA in Seoul, Korea. He has received support from the NEA Arena Stage New Play Development program, the Andrew W. Mellon Launching New Plays Into the Repertoire initiative via The Lark, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, Jerome Foundation, Theatre Communications Group and Dramatists Guild. His plays have been published by Samuel French, Playscripts, Smith & Kraus, Duke University Press and American Theater magazine. He is a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Actors Studio, an alum of Youngblood and the Soho Rep Writer Director Lab, and from 2005-2010 served as artistic director of Second Generation and co-director of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. He has served as director of artistic programs at The Lark since 2011.