01 PROFESSIONAL

STRENGTHS

STRATEGIC PLANNING

COMMUNICATION

MENTORSHIP

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

INNOVATION

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

SOCIAL MEDIA

Rosie

Forrest

Writer
Educator
Program Director

Rosie Forrest is the winner of the 9th Annual Rose Metal Press Short Short Chapbook Contest, and her work has been published with Dogwood Literary Journal, Literary Orphans, Hobart, Wigleaf, SmokeLong Quarterly, among other journals. Rosie was a writer-in-residence with Interlochen Arts Academy, and she holds an MFA from the University of New Hampshire. Now she calls Nashville home, and  with a background in and passion for the arts, Rosie serves as the Director of Community Engagement at OZ Arts Nashville.

 

                                           

02 PORTFOLIO

SELECTED WORKS

03 Experience

2018 - PRESENT

OZ ARTS NASHVILLE

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY

ENGAGEMENT

Envision and manage all elements of youth and family programming at OZ Arts, including Family Day, OZ School Days, student matinees, educational tours, and outreach. In coordination with mainstage programming, implement community partnerships that highlight the primary themes present in each work, increasing access and providing pathways for OZ Arts to integrate fully into the Greater Nashville community.

DRAMATURG AND LITERARY MANAGER

Spearheaded and cultivated Northlight’s commitment to the development of new work for the American theatre, collaborating with the artistic director in all season, strategic, and long-range planning.  

NORTHLIGHT THEATRE

2003 - 2008

LITERARY INTERN

Assisted the Goodman's Director of New Play Development in all manner of department operations. Evaluated new scripts for season selection. Provided dramaturgical research for new plays in both workshop and production.

GOODMAN THEATRE

2000 - 2001

2011 - 2013

INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

INTERIM DIRECTOR/CREATIVE WRITING
Hired, trained, and supervised creative writing faculty members and administrative staff who teach a variety of conservatory-level courses within the genres of poetry, fiction, playwriting, and nonfiction.  

2013 - 2018

 
 
 
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