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Professional Directions: Alison Tatlock, Screenwriter & Playwright, Oct. 24

October 19, 2016

When: Monday, October 24, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

ALISON TATLOCK is a screenwriter and playwright whose credits include the critically acclaimed AMC drama HALT AND CATCH FIRE, the Netflix series STRANGER THINGS and the award-winning HBO drama IN TREATMENT (starring Gabriel Byrne and Debra Winger). Alison’s play THE SHORE received workshops at the Pasadena Playhouse and the Vineyard Playhouse (featuring Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen) and was produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre—The LA Project. Other plays include THE CATCH, developed at New York Stage and Film (directed by Tony Award–winner Pam MacKinnon) and UNTITLED IV BY RUTH MARKOFSKY, developed at the UCSB Launch Pad program. Alison holds an MFA in Acting from UCSD and a BA in Literature from Yale. In addition to her extensive experience as a theater performer, she worked for many years with the Los Angeles non-profit Street Poets, Inc., bringing writing workshops into juvenile detention camps and underserved schools, and currently serves on their Board of Directors.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts is located at 430 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850, in the heart of Ithaca's Collegetown.

Alison Tatlock