Rebecca Nichloson

Freelance Creative Writer & Script Writer

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Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/rebeccanichloson
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Honors graduate of Metropolitan State University’s Theatre Arts Program and current M.F.A student at Columbia University School of the Arts. Motivated and personable with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated experience in the arts community as both scholar and practitioner. Talent for quickly mastering and carrying out organizational policy. Ability to complete administrative tasks with little or no supervision.

Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Excellent team-building skills.

Experience

ARTISTIC 2006-2011
Playwriting:
Third Wave/ Poetry Cabaret at Gremlin Theatre
Blue House/ staged at The Pillsbury House Theatre for the Chicago Avenue Project
Pocket Watch/ Ideathon at Bedlam Theatre
Persephone’s Prominent Box/ reading at the Playwright’s Center
Girl and Volcano/ workshopped at The Playwright's Center
The Truth About Tom/ workshopped at Penumbra Theatre Company
A Splendid Spell/ staged at The Pillsbury House Theatre for the Chicago Avenue Project
What You Want/ staged by The Unit Collective at The Playwright’s Center
The Late Men/ staged at the 24hr Play Festival/Metropolitan State University
My Mind is My Liberty/staged at the 24hr Play Festival /Metropolitan State University

Directing
Third Wave/ Poetry Cabaret /Gremlin Theatre
Eulogy of a Playwright by Reginald Edmund/ The Unit Collective at The Playwright’s Center
Gotta Get into Pandora’s Box by Jessica Huang/ The Unit Collective at The Playwright’s Center
Party Policy by Eric “Pogi” Sumangil/ The Unit Collective at The Playwright’s Center

NONPROFIT
Teaching Artist Public Art Saint Paul
Worked with PASP to develop a detailed curriculum for the Summer Studio Art Program; a series of workshops which educate young people by connecting them with professional artists and giving them opportunities to create art in public spaces.

Prepared lesson plans in accordance with program goals and learning outcomes.

Provided interactive art-making opportunities in a variety of genres, including theatre, spoken word and dance.

Outreach Worker Grassroots Campaign, Inc
Canvassing and fundraising efforts on behalf of organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Conservation Voters.
Educated the public about issues facing the community.
Engaged young people from various racial and cultural segments to become active members in their communities by raising awareness of social organizations and their objectives.


Awards
2011 10x10 Festival Core Artist at Bedlam Theatre
2008-2010 Many Voices Fellow at The Playwright’s Center of Minneapolis
2007 Student Leadership in Theatre Award from Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Education

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY – Saint Paul, MN
B.A, Theatre Arts, minor Business Management, 2010.
MERCY COLLEGE- White Plains, NY
M.A English Literature, 2014 G.P.A 4.0
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS– New York, NY
M.F.A Playwriting Program, 2014.
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Creative Writing
Script Writing