Playwriting Workshop with Natalie Meisner

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Playwriting Workshop with Natalie Meisner

April 6 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm MDT

CCT is honoured to bring Natalie Meisner to Cranbrook to share her knowledge and
thoughtful insight into the playwriting process at the Studio Stage Door. CCT
is following up with a frenzied 24 Hour Playwriting Competition in June
(more details coming in May).

Natalie Meisner ( is a playwright and poet who was born and raised on the Mi’kma’ki / South Shore of Nova Scotia and began her work in the indie theatre and spoken word poetry scenes of Halifax. After studying literature and theatre at Kings/Dalhousie, she trained as an actor at the National Theatre School then headed west coast for a MFA in Creative Writing at UBC, and PhD at the University of Calgary. She has seven full length books in various genres to her name and was Calgary/Mohkinstsis’ 5th Poet Laureate. She is a wife, a mom to two great boys, and a fullprofessor of creative writing at Mount Royal University where she loves helping other writers find their voice.

This Playwriting Workshop is an exciting opportunity to learn from a professional
playwright and will also help prepare teams who are thinking about entering CCT’s 24 Hour Playwriting Competition June 13th to 14th. Both the workshop and competition are sponsored by
The Baker Hotel.

Registration for the Playwriting Workshop is now open and will accept a limited number of participants. The fee is $20 for CCT members and $25 for nonmembers and includes a delicious lunch.

For more information on either event contacts us at [email protected]or 250-426-2490


April 6
10:00 am–4:00 pm MDT
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