The 2016 National Critics Institute is not currently accepting applications. Applications will be open March 15-April 25.
The National Critics Institute will be held from July 1- 15, 2017.
If you are interested in applying, please look over the materials on these pages. Cost of the session is $2,000. This includes private room, meals, tuition and tickets to Playwrights Conference and Music Theater Conference shows. A $100 deposit is required on acceptance, with full payment due June 15.
Scholarships up to the full amount are available for well-qualified applicants, covering the full cost of the week's tuition, room and board.
Only complete applications will be considered, which include 1) an application form, 2) Additional materials: two writing samples and a letter of endorsement.
If you have any questions, please contact the literary office or call 860-443-5378 x227.