The Orchard Project is honored to host its first cohort of writers-in-residence as part of the Performance Lab in Saratoga Springs. The 2023 Writers-in-Residence include: Queen Esther (Blackbirding), Deepa Purohit (Elyria), and Diana Oh (AKA Zaza) (My Lingerie Play, The Infinite Love Party). Additional writers-in-residence will be announced shortly.
The Orchard Project (OP) is a preeminent artistic development laboratory and accelerator for creators of performance and dramatic stories. Through programs in New York City, Saratoga Springs and online, the Orchard Project inclusively supports and empowers dramatic storytellers from the United States and around the world. Through summer labs and other year-round programs that provide resources including community, accountability, and opportunity for artists at multiple stages of their careers, The Orchard Project pushes the dramatic form and lifts up a diversity of voices that inform, inspire, and provoke.