Plot Line Newsletter
Here is what's featured in this edition of Plot Line:

Deborah Salzer Excellence in Arts Education Award

This Coming Monday!
July 21, 2014, 6:30pm Reception, 7:30pm Presentation

Cygnet Theatre, Old Town
4040 Twiggs Street, San Diego, CA 92110

Tickets are on sale! Playwrights Project presents its 6th annual Deborah Salzer Excellence in Arts Education Award to Nicolas Reveles, esteemed musician, educator, and Education Director of the San Diego Opera. Join us for a lively evening of stories, memories, accolades, and fun! The evening will be emceed by Pat Launer and feature a special performance by Priti Gandhi, soprano with the San Diego Opera.

To purchase tickets:
(858) 384-2970

Border Lines Performance

July 29, 2014 at 7:00pm
California Center for the Arts, Studio One

340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025

Professional actors will perform a short reading of a new script, Crown Prince, written by 18-year-old Alberto Cordova (pictured right).

An indecisive teenage boy battles with inner voices and outer influences in order to make the most important decision of his life. How can he decide to be an American adult, when everyone treats him like a Mexican child?

Free performance, no RSVP required.

Questions? Contact or (858) 384-2970. Or contact Rebecca at Escondido Center for the Arts at (760) 839-4179.

Telling Stories Performance

August 7, 2014 at 7:30pm
California Western School of Law, 3rd Floor

225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101

A site-specific play about foster care written by playwright Tori Rice, based on interviews of former foster youth, foster parents, social workers, mentors, and attorneys.

Free with RSVP (seating limited): email or call (858) 384-2970.

Kids Act Summer Class

Playwrights Project Camp
August 4-8, 2014, 1:00-3:00pm

In this 5-day camp, participants ages 9-12 will be guided through the process of taking an idea and turning it into a finished play that will be performed by professional actors on the last day of camp. The class will be taught by Aleta Barthell (pictured right).

Fee: $169 Encinitas residents/ $179 non-residents

For more information about this class and other Kids Act classes, visit

Grants Received

Thank You to Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust and the Gary and Mary West Foundation

We are honored to be a beneficiary of Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, which is a major sponsor of Plays by Young Writers.

We are also happy to announce a recent grant from the Gary and Mary West Foundation.

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3675 Ruffin Road, Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92123
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Our Sponsors

Anonymous, Balboa Park Kiwanis Foundation, City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office, City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program, Community Services Association, San Diego Unified School District,the Samuel I. Fox and John Henry Fox Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation, Mrs. Audrey Geisel/Dr. Seuss Foundation, Kinder Morgan, Kiwanis Club of La Jolla, Kiwanis Club of Old San Diego, Las Patronas, The Jeffrey and Sheila Lipinsky Family Foundation, The Richard Metcalfe II Memorial Fund of The San Diego Foundation, Mira Mesa Self Storage, The Parker Foundation, The Arthur and Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund, ResMed Foundation, The San Diego Foundation, Target, The Weingart Foundation, Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, and the Gary and Mary West Foundation.

Playwrights Project advances literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theatre productions.
(858) 384-2970
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