Your Words on the Screen

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

Tom Parkhill, Executive director of the Tennessee Stage Company, and Staci Sweeden, Internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor, will speak the April program of the Knoxville Writers' Guild.


Tom Parkhill and Staci Sweeden will lead us in looking at some similarities and differences in writing for page and for screen during the April Monthly Meeting of Knoxville Writers' Guild. The program will take place Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 pm.


The public is invited to the program, which will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Central United Methodist Church, 201 East Third Avenue, where you will find a large, free parking lot. Admission is a suggested $2.

Tom Parkhill is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Stage Company as well as the Founding Artistic Director. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has been a full time Theatre artist since 1976. He has worked as an actor, director, producer, designer, technician and stage manager. As an administrator he has worked not only with the Stage Company but also with the Strand Street Theatre in Galveston, Texas which he co-founded. Tom served as the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Greater Knoxville in 2000 and 2001. He has served on the board of Tennesseans For the Arts, the Southeastern Theatre Conference and currently serves on the board of the Tennessee Theatre Association.


Staci Swedeen is an internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor. Her work has been performed in theaters from New York to California, in Italy and Spain. She has received a playwriting fellowship from Tennessee, and awards from the Sloan Foundation and New York State Council for the Arts.


The Knoxville Writers' Guild exists to facilitate a broad and inclusive community for area writers, provide a forum for information, support and sharing among writers, help members improve and market their writing skills and promote writing and creativity.


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