Thank You Letter
I had the pleasure of developing a project with professional actors! Obviously, the next step is to thank them for bringing my piece to life…
Thank you SO much for your incredible work this weekend! I was absolutely blown away by your insight into the character, and I loved rehearsing with you through sun, rain, and surprisingly dense fog. This was such a glorious experience, and I’m so glad I got to meet you and work with you on my team! I hope you are/were having as epic of a time as I have been, because you really have been the best this whole process! (And what a whirlwind the process was!) It was a pleasure to work with you, and I hope our paths will cross again soon because this really was such a treat.
Thank you for your kind words on my script, and your absolutely exquisite performance!!!
P.S. If you happen to be free and in the neighborhood, please stop by next Sunday at 4 pm in Bryant Park in NYC where Worldwide Plays Festival is doing another iteration of the show. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this new version, and I definitely want to keep you involved for further development of the show if you would like! I really enjoyed exploring this show with you, and would love to continue our collaboration in the future.
I had the privilege to develop a short play I wrote as part of a Eugene O’Neill Young Playwrights Festival, and see my piece brought to life. I really loved collaborating with the team I was paired with and wanted to stay in contact with them to potentially work with them again in the future. As the Girls Write Now Networking Class reminded me – a great way to maintain our connection is through thank you notes! So I did just that, and wrote a thank you to the various people I had the pleasure of working with during my time at the festival! This particular letter is to one of my actors, who I was keen to continue developing the work with.
Sierra Blanco won the Sondheim National Young Playwrights Competition, Writopia’s Worldwide Plays Competition, NYC Write A Play! Competition, and was Guest Playwright to the O’Neill Young Playwrights Festival. Her poetry was published in the New York Times and her play “Bang!” in “A Decade of Shared Stories.” Her play “The Smallest Heroes” received a contract with YouthPLAYS. She received the Perelstein Discover Your Passion Scholarship for Musical-Theater Composition. She is a winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Musical Songwriting Challenge. She had three Off-Broadway productions of her work and maintains membership at the Dramatists Guild, AEA, and MENSA.