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Deadline: Saturday February 29th 2020

NMTI Writer's Workshop | May 4th - May 15th, 2020

Led by Canadian director/writer, Steven Gallagher, the NMTI Writers’ Workshop will explore the fundamentals of writing for the musical theatre through a series of assignments and exercises. Work with like-minded artists as you navigate the challenging and rewarding process of building a musical from scratch! Daily writing sessions with your collaborators will push your creative abilities to the limit while exciting workshops with Canadian music theatre guest artists build your knowledge of the craft and expand your writing toolbox. The two-week workshop will culminate in a presentation of your 10-15 minute original Canadian musical!

Artistic Director: Melissa Bencic
Program Coordinator: Steven Gallagher


  • Finding your Muse: Kevin Wong
  • Book Writing: Steven Gallagher
  • Songwriting as a Team: Colleen Dauncey & Akiva Romer-Segal
  • Lyrics: Adam Sakiyama
  • Daring to be Dreadful: Britta Johnson
  • Comedy Writing: Matt Murray
  • The Producers Perspective: Michael Rubinoff
  • What Producers are interested in: Mitchell Marcus

Submission Deadline: Saturday February 29th 2020

Submissions details can be found at

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