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 Anderson University to Host Playwriting Workshop with Scott Kirk


Anderson University invites the community to attend a playwriting workshop by Chicago playwright Scott Kirk on Friday, September 24 from 3:30 pm-6:30 pm and on Saturday, September 25 from 9:30 am- 12:30 pm in the Merritt Theatre of AU’s Merritt Administration Building.


Scott Kirk is the writer of The Denmark Story, a celebration of the life of former Anderson University President Annie Dove Denmark, the longest-serving AU president and the first female college president in South Carolina. The Denmark Story will be presented in AU’s Daniel Recital Hall September 24th and 25th. The Denmark Story is a free, ticketed event. Tickets can be obtained by calling the Anderson University box office at 864-231-2080 or 231-2027.

Mr. Kirk is an award winning actor, director, and writer who resides in the western suburbs of Chicago. His professional playwriting career includes stints as Artistic Director for Saltworks Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, Creative Arts Director for Christ Community Church in Chicago, and Professor at Judson University in Illinois. He is passionate about the creative process and connecting people with opportunities that enable them to fulfill their God-given purpose in life.

To register for the event or for more information contact Phyllis Jackson, Production Assistant for the AU Theatre Department, at or 864-328-1414.


Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 21) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 68 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in the South according to that publication.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.



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