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Review for Playwrights Project, San Diego, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Playwrights Project is a fantastic organization which helps build literacy and communication skills among students through theater and playwriting programs. Not to mention the confidence it builds in our youth! Playwrights Project has been around for 25 years and has reached more than 375,000 students and audiences with its writing residencies, professional productions and the California Young Playwrights Contest.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Playwrights Project produced my first play as a teenager (winning the California Young Playwrights Contest) and they helped direct the course of my life to become a playwright. Over the years I served as a volunteer and then a board member and I have also been commissioned as a professional playwright to write plays about special populations that the organization works with - immigrants, foster youth, etc.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Build more board members and donors to augment the organization's infrastructure and get the word out more about these amazing programs.

Role:  Board Member & I am President of the Board of Directors and a past script judge, contest winner, commissioned playwright and fundraiser for the organization.