Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) has a fierce commitment to producing, hiring, and collaborating with underserved voices in the community. We achieve this aim by providing Education, Community Dialogues and Radical Accessibility.
SVTV Workshop Series:
Salvage Vanguard Theaters SVTV is a new series of television-writing workshops. In Level I students develop a logline, show bible, and revised outline for the pilot episode of an original television show. In Level ll the class digs deep into pilots. Assessing them for overall story structure, character development, world-building and voice.
Classes will take place at the Austin Seminary / 100 E 27th St, 78705. Registration opens for SVTV Level I on August 15th, classes begin Sept 15th. More details coming soon.
About the Teaching Artist: Jenny Connell Davis, the workshop leader, is a playwright, screenwriter, and TV writer based in Austin. She has pitched at multiple broadcast and cable networks, and sold recent pilot ideas to production companies. She currently has TV and film projects at Fox Animation, Sony, and Iconoclast/Anonymous Content.
ARTReach provides free tickets to teens to all events hosted by the Salvage Vanguard Theater. It also provides internships and playwriting, acting, and devised performance workshops.
Past workshops include collaboration with Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center's The Camino Interns. As well as new play development with McCallum High School Fine Arts Department. Next up, SVT is partnering with Austin Bat Cave in congruence with their 2018/19 season.
Salvage Vanguard Theater offers panel discussions and professional training opportunities for adults with each of their productions. Past events have included dialogues on transgender and gender identity, race relations, and reproductive rights.
Our next community dialogue will run in partnership with our fall MainStage production, stay tuned for details.
Tickets to every single performance at Salvage Vanguard Theater are Pay-What-You-Can. No one is ever turned away. We believe that the arts enrich everyone’s lives. The cost of a ticket should never keep anyone away from the theater. Through-out the year, SVT also offers free workshop performances and open rehearsals. SVT provides ASL interpreted and audio described performances for each of their productions.