An extension of Essential’s mission to give Georgia playwrights a voice, our educational offerings are created to give all Georgians a voice through theatre by providing the support and tools you need to tell your own story on the stage.

Courses for Writers:

WEPAC Introduction to Playwriting

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 …
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10 Minute Play Bootcamp

10 Minute Play Bootcamp

Prerequisite: Introduction to Playwriting Essential Theatre’s 10 Minute Play Bootcamp is an exclusive offering for our Intro to Playwriting alums, intended to take your writing to …
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Resources for Teachers:

Play Buffet

Play Buffets

Middle school and high school theater teachers! Join us once a month for a free, fun night of conversation and connection as we take a …
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The cast of The Local, 2012

Groups and Field Trips

Bring a group to the Festival and have your own customized Essential experience! Discounts are automatically applied through Tix.com to all reservations for parties of 10 …
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