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4 Seasons Residency 

is a collaboration between Ignition Arts, National New Play Network, HBMG's National Winter Playwrights Retreat, Seven Devils New Play Foundry and Tofte Lake Center, The 4 Seasons Residency. Our collective mission is to provide year-long life-changing support to an artist who voices the kaleidoscopic American experience. We have selected Franky Gonzalez as our second recipient.                                                                                                               LEARN MORE  HERE.

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ABOUT FRANKY D. GONZALEZ
Franky D. Gonzalez is a playwright and TV writer of Colombian descent based in Dallas, Texas. Franky was a recipient of the 2020 Charles Rowan Beye New Play Commission, co-recipient for the 2018 MetLife Nuestras Voces Latino Playwriting Award, he won the 2020 Crossroads Project Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative Award, the Short+Sweet Theatre Festival Manila Best Overall Production Prize, and was a staff writer for the fourth season of 13 Reasons Why. His work has been read or seen at The Lark, Sundance Institute, Goodman Theatre’s Live@Five Series, HBMG Foundation’s National Winter Playwrights Retreat, The New Harmony Project, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Repertorio Español, LAByrinth Theater Company, Dallas Theater Center, Austin Latinx New Play Festival, Stages Repertory Theatre’s Sin Muros Latinx Theatre Festival, Ammunition Theatre Company, Antaeus Playwrights Lab, The Mid-America Theatre Conference, The Road Theatre Company, Kitchen Dog Theater, Prop Thtr, The Midwest Dramatists Conference, Imprint Theatreworks, and the One-Minute Play Festival. Franky holds a BA in Theatre from the University of North Texas, and his work has been featured throughout the Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex where he served proudly as the 2018 Dramatists Guild Regional Representative. @Phatthedd | New Play Exchange

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Jessica Huang 4SR 2020