B.F.A. film and television student Jennifer Martucci's play was accepted to the New South Play Festival, an annual showcase of new plays "from, for, and about the contemporary South." A 15-minute excerpt from her one-act play, titled "Madrigal," will be presented in a staged reading with professional actors. The event is in its 11th year at Horizon Theatre Company in Atlanta, and Martucci will attend writing workshops and professional seminars in conjunction with the festival.
M.F.A. dramatic writing student Susan Scott is interning with The Gersh Agency in Beverly Hills, California. The Gersh Agency is a well-known talent agency that represents actors, writers, directors and playwrights in two locations: New York and Beverly Hills. Scott is working in the Film Financing/Distribution Department preparing film budgets, reading and pitching new screen scripts, and reviewing contracts between the agency and third parties.