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PoNY Fellowship Housewarming, 2016Shakespeare's Sister Fellowship housing at HedgebrookAndrea Thome's PINKOLANDIA at INTAR Theater. Part of the Launching New Plays in the Repertoire Fellowship.


Browse the information below to learn more about the people and programs that have influenced the evolution of The Lark!

Past Programming

While the programs below are no longer active at The Lark, they played a role in shaping the way we work today. To learn more about the initiatives of our past, click on any of the program titles below!

Business of Art Workshop

Chinese Language/United States Playwright Exchange


Jerome New York Fellowship

Launching New Plays in the Repertoire

Mid-Career Fellowship

Middle East America Initiative

PoNY (Playwrights of New York)

Shakespeare’s Sister Playwriting Fellowship

Theresa Rebeck’s Dorset Writers Retreat

Theater in Translation (TINT) Initiative

Playwright Advisors

The following group of playwrights played an early role in designing our programs to be useful to writers at all points in their processes, and many served as facilitators in numerous iterations of our workshops. Playwright advisors included Arthur Kopit (Chair), David Auburn, Thomas Bradshaw, John Guare, Katori Hall, Tina Howe, Samuel D. Hunter, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Rajiv Joseph, Lisa Kron, Tony Kushner, Emily Mann, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, José Rivera, Mac Wellman, and Doug Wright.

Artistic Cabinet

The Artistic Cabinet was a group of theatermakers, which included playwrights, directors, actors, educators, and other leaders in the field, who helped shape the collaborative nature of The Lark's work early on in its history. The Artistic Cabinet included: May Adrales, Michael Bradford, Catherine Coray, Annie Henk, David Hilder, Chisa Hutchinson, Ken Lin, Margarett Perry, José Rivera, Giovanna Sardelli, Saviana Stanescu, Andrea Thome, Daniella Topol, Sturgis Warner, Jennifer Dorr White, Krista Williams, and A. Zell Williams.