Spring – Fall, 2013: Forming Troupe Q, 10 actors for 3 plays in one day, Freehold Theatre, Seattle, Sunday, September 15. Staged readings of three new works. This will be the first presentation of the WorkAmerica plays.
2012 – 2013: Member of the Playwrights – Directors Unit of the Actors Studio, Hollywood. Workshopping plays through the resources of the Actors Studio, including scene study and new play critique. Act One of PRNYC was presented to the P-D Unit for critique, December 10, 2012. Member, The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights.
PRNYC, as a One Act play, was a winner in the 16th Annual Port Townsend One Act Playwrights Festival and received 10 performances in February, 2012. It received a Jeffy Award for best one act play of the season. “‘PRNYC by Mark Rose is a taut well-rehearsed script… easily rivaling the popular TV series ‘Mad Men’… A major triumph,” wrote Steve Tracy of The Port Townsend Leader.
THE CAREGIVERS, set in a Puget Sound Victorian Seaport, and THE CONTRACTORS, set in the Bitterroot Mountains of North Idaho, are in development in Seattle, spring-summer, 2013.
PRNYC derived from WHITE NOISE, a 10 minute play, that ran for 16 performances at HB Playwrights Theatre and Richmond Shepard Theatre, New York City. THE MAHARINI, 10 minute play, had eight performances at HB Playwrights Theatre, New York City. Scenes from THE CAREGIVERS had a staged reading at Freehold Theatre, Seattle. Training: Playwriting and Acting Scene Study, Donna DeMatteo, Austin Pendleton, Jeffrey Sweet at HB Studio, New York; Elizabeth Heffron, Freehold Theatre, Seattle.