Script Development Consulting

with Adriana Baer

A la carte Services

  • $75/hour for script reading and emailed notes (5 hours per average two-act length script)
  • $75/meeting for in-person notes and feedback
  • $250/visit for workshops or staged readings (includes initial phone call, emailed notes, and thorough feedback)

Six Week Intensive - $1,550

Overview:

  • Draft A submitted to Adriana; Meeting 1: discuss “big picture” notes about what work Adriana recommends and cultivate action plan
  • Draft B emailed to Adriana; Meeting 2: notes about new draft – centered on primary area of focus (structure, language, character development, etc.)
  • Draft C emailed to Adriana; Meeting 3: notes about new draft – centered on primary and secondary areas of focus
  • Draft D emailed to Adriana; Adriana delivers written notes about final draft and recommended “next steps” for production or submission;
    Optional meeting or phone call to discuss final draft and notes

Also included – Adriana will:

  • Attend a reading or workshop and provide feedback
  • Look over submission documents and materials
  • Give feedback about marketing materials including cover letter, resume, and website
  • Send weekly check-ins via email for support or accountability
  • Schedule additional meetings as needed.

About Adriana

Adriana Baer is a freelance theater practitioner focusing on directing and dramaturgy. As an adjunct professor at Portland State University, Adriana taught courses in theater history and script analysis. She has taught for The Acting Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Columbia University School of the Arts and many others. Adriana has collaborated with playwrights at a number of new play development programs including Profile Theatre’s In Dialogue Series, Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Down to the River Festival, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, The Cutting Ball Theater’s Risk Is This… Festival, Primary Stages and The Lark Play Development Center.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree degree from Sarah Lawrence College where she studied Dramatic Literature, and a Master of Fine Arts in Directing from Columbia University where she also studied dramatic structure and dramaturgy, new play development, and classical theater. Adriana has directed and produced for companies including Profile Theatre (Artistic Director, 2012-2015), Artists Repertory Theatre, The Cutting Ball Theater (Associate Artistic Director, 2004-2007), Columbia Stages, Atlantic Theater Company Stage 2, the cell, and The Acting Company (Staff Director for 2012 national tour, bringing productions of Shakespeare to 32 cities in the US and Canada). Additionally, Adriana has worked with Opera Boston, The Public Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, San Francisco Circus Center/Pickle Circus, Theatre Communications Group, American Conservatory Theater, California Shakespeare Theater and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She is a member of SDC, the professional union of stage directors and choreographers.