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The Directors Project 2024 Cohort!

Every season, The Drama League selects exceptional directors from hundreds of applicants across theater, film, and television to participate in The Directors Project. This suite of Fellowships, Residencies, Exchanges, and Assistantships is designed to enhance their artistic expression, advance their careers, and foster their development. This year, we’ve introduced a new program, the Film Fund, to further support our participants. The current cohort joins over 400 Directors Project alumni who are thriving in Broadway, Hollywood, and various creative industries. Our programs prioritize production opportunities, financial stability, personal well-being, and comprehensive resources.

The Archivists

Join The Drama League and The American LGBTQ+ Museum to celebrate Pride Month with first glimpses of two exciting new LGBTQIA+ plays written by the recipients of the Beatrice Terry Residency and Next Stage Residencies. The Drama League will present a staged reading of The Archivists, written and directed by The Drama League’s Beatrice Terry Residency recipient Ann Kreitman, and an open rehearsal of Daddy, written and directed by Next Stage Residency recipient Lyam B. Gabel.


On Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 3:00pm, The Drama League will host an Open Rehearsal of Daddy, delving into the joys and complexities of transmasculine pregnancy. The rehearsal will be immediately followed by a roundtable discussion led by writer-director Lyam B. Gabel, recipient of The Drama League’s Next Stage Residency. 

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