March 2021 Play Buffet

Middle school and high school theater teachers! Our next Play Buffet is March 21. This month's topic: season programming and design, and audience building Join us for a free, fun night of conversation and connection as we take a look at some of our favorite plays for high school audiences/students. A monthly series, each Buffet

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10 Minute Playwriting Bootcamp PLAYWRIGHT SHOWCASE (Afternoon Session)

We're wrapping up our first 10 Minute Playwriting Bootcamp at Essential Theatre with a virtual showcase of participant's work read by professional actors. Our Bootcamp class features new and emerging playwrights that all have an interest in continuing to write for theatre, and our acting ensemble features new and established performers reading their words. The

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10 Minute Playwriting Bootcamp PLAYWRIGHT SHOWCASE (Evening Session)

We're wrapping up our first 10 Minute Playwriting Bootcamp at Essential Theatre with a virtual showcase of participant's work read by professional actors. Our Bootcamp class features new and emerging playwrights that all have an interest in continuing to write for theatre, and our acting ensemble features new and established performers reading their words. The

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Free

May 2021 Play Buffet

Middle school and high school theater teachers! Our next Play Buffet is May 16 This month's topic, perfect for the end of the school year: plays and excerpts of plays for in class reading or scene study! Join us for a free, fun night of conversation and connection as we take a look at some

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Introduction to Playwriting for Teens!

Our popular Introduction to Playwriting class for teens (age 13-17) returns to the West End Performing Arts Center, led by acclaimed Atlanta playwrights Emily McClain and Amina McIntyre and featuring past Essential Theatre Playwriting Award Winners as special guests!...

Free

Introduction to Playwriting

Our popular Introduction to Playwriting class returns to the West End Performing Arts Center, led by acclaimed Atlanta playwrights Emily McClain and Amina McIntyre and featuring past Essential Theatre Playwriting Award Winners as special guests!...

Free

Introduction to Playwriting

A six-week introduction to the art and form of playwriting.  Participants will learn about the elements of playwriting by studying examples, hearing from professional playwrights, and sharing writing exercises of their own. This class is offered free of charge thanks to support from the Fulton County Arts Council and the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

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Introduction to Playwriting – In Person!

Essential's flagship playwriting course will be IN PERSON at Decatur's Legacy Park in January 2022! In this six week introduction to the art and form of playwriting, participants will learn about the elements of playwriting by studying examples, hearing from professional playwrights, and sharing writing exercises of their own. The class will culminate in a

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$250.00

May 2022 Play Buffet

Gordon White Park Hopkins St SW and White St SW, Atlanta, Georgia

Join Essential Theatre and Fulton County Arts & Culture West End Performing Arts Center for an end-of-school-year celebration May 15 especially for middle and high school Theatre/English/Language Arts teachers (and students! and families!) Bring a blanket or chair and join us at Gordon White Park for a free, fun afternoon of conversation and connection as we take

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Free

Bare Essentials Play Reading: The Manuscript by Matthew Hoffman

Fulton County West End Performing Arts Center 945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia

About the Bare Essentials Play Reading Series: This reading is produced in partnership with the Fulton County Arts & Culture West End Performing Arts Center. All readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public thanks to support from Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through

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Summer 2022 Introduction to Playwriting

online

Essential's flagship community playwriting course returns this summer! In this six week introduction to the art and form of playwriting, participants will learn about the elements of playwriting by studying examples, hearing from professional playwrights, and sharing writing exercises of their own. The class will culminate in a public showcase of students' work, performed by

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Free

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