Click here: Writer Speed Date App-85-75 for application. Then at , they go into the Pitch Room to meet the producers - one at each of the stations. We ring a second bell, producers have two minutes to respond and ask questions, or give feedback. 11 writers will arrive at , and we have three coaches coming who will coach the writers on their presentations.
“I hope the event will encourage people to not be shy or ashamed of who they are and to come out and support The Center and what we do,” says Riniker.
“It will be a great opportunity for people within our community to meet others whether they are seeking a romantic or platonic relationship.” Riniker adds that the buzz about the event so far has led The Center to begin planning another event for gay men in July. ti=as UWL’s event is a national model for creating speed dating events This isn’t the first time Norris has provided guidance related to speed dating events.
Scroll down for coaches, including Michael Ian Cedar, Gillien Goll, Grace Kiley, Debra Russell, Bailie Slevin and Joanne Zippel. We will judge your application based on the viability of the project, your experience as a writer, prior development of the project and the specific interests of the participating producers. Email application to [email protected]_______________________ Thanks so much for all your advice and thoughts on my pitch. It was a huge success and I felt so lucky to be a part of it I wanted to reach out and thank you for including me on the Producer Speed Date.
If accepted into the program, the cost is $65 for TRU members and $75 for non-members (and yes, you can always join as a member to qualify for the discount - we'd like that). Since I was a participant, I've been contacted by two producers who have expressed interest in my pitch.
Registration is required in advance as space is limited.
Register at Center Speed Dating This event is for people 21 .
Writers bring a packet with a synopsis, bio, cast breakdown and production requirements to leave with each of the producers.
If the project interests the producer, he may request that you send a full script.
After hearing about UWL Associate Professor of Sociology Dawn Norris and her students who planned speed dating events for community senior citizens, Riniker reached out to Norris to learn how it was done.