Synchronicity Theatre and Agnes Scott College Launch Partnership to Train New Theatre Artists, Build Professional Connections, and Develop Women Leaders

Atlanta, GA—With the help of a grant from The Kelin Foundation, and Agnes Scott College have partnered to launch a two-year pilot program that will provide opportunities for Agnes Scott students to intersect with Synchronicity Theatre and Atlanta’s theatre community. This unique pilot program will ensure a “continuum of learning” through an introduction to contemporary female playwrights and dramatic criticism, weeklong leadership development residencies in partnership with Agnes Scott’s signature SUMMIT experience, and paid “real world” internships at Synchronicity Theatre.

“Our hope is that after a successful launch,” says Synchronicity Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Rachel May, “this pilot program will become a permanent way to develop capable, empowered leaders throughout the theatre sector. We look forward to continuing this work with the Agnes Scott community for years to come.”

“We are thrilled about this amazing partnership opportunity,” said Agnes Scott College President Leocadia I. Zak.” We appreciate the Synchronicity Team’s commitment to supporting our students who are interested in theatrical careers. This innovative partnership will absolutely contribute to our students’ long-term success. We’re very grateful.”

The pilot program will include the following elements:

Training Workshops

国内自拍亚洲精品视频_2019国产全部视频_超级97碰碰车公开视频_首页Synchronicity will lead two workshops: 

  • Introduction to Current Women Writers, highlighting examples of their work as models of leadership.
  • “Playmaking for Girls-Style” Workshop, based on Synchronicity’s award-winning revolving around social justice issues, where the students would write and perform plays over the course of two days.

Weeklong Leadership Development Projects at Synchronicity Theatre 

  • Synchronicity will provide two residencies as part of Agnes Scott’s Sophomore Class Atlanta Leadership Experience(SCALE): 
  • Project 1 – A one-week immersion experience in managing a theatre. Students will work with the Synchronicity staff on projects in “real time.” This small business/entrepreneurship/non-profit management “boot camp,” will provide practical experience in Synchronicity’s own operation.
  • Project 2 – In partnership with faculty from Agnes Scott’s English department, students will learn about dramatic literature or journalistic writing. They will also explore the art and philosophy behind “Theatre Criticism,” which will culminate in the students attending a play at Synchronicity and writing-related reviews. will also participate in this project.

In May of 2020, Agnes Scott students will participate in SheWRITES, Synchronicity Theatre’s new bi-annual festival for female playwrights. The students will help plan the festival, read plays, participate in the selection process, and work as assistant stage managers, assistant dramaturgs, and possibly actors during the week of the event.

Professional Experience through Funded Internships 

国内自拍亚洲精品视频_2019国产全部视频_超级97碰碰车公开视频_首页During the pilot period, Synchronicity Theatre will hire an Arts Administration Intern who will work on-site at Synchronicity. In the future, the goal will be to include a two-year fellow at Synchronicity as a full-time staff member after graduation.

The partnership will also include subsidized tickets for Agnes Scott students to attend each production during the year.

About Synchronicity Theatre

国内自拍亚洲精品视频_2019国产全部视频_超级97碰碰车公开视频_首页Synchronicity Theatre produces smart, gutsy, bold theatre that sparks community connections, uplifts the voices of women and girls, forges long-term and effective community partnerships and develops new work. Synchronicity reaches nearly 14,000 patrons a year through its season of plays for adults (Bold Voices) and families (Family Series), community outreach, and educational programming, including Playmaking for Kids (PFK) and the award-winning Playmaking for Girls (PFG). An intimate theatre in the heart of midtown at Peachtree Pointe became Synchronicity’s home for its main stage productions in the summer of 2014. The theatre also serves as a rental venue for independent film, dance, theatre and other projects. The Company recently opened the Synchronicity Annex, a new office, class, event and rehearsal space in Piedmont Heights, Atlanta.

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Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through , it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.