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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:

10 Minute Play Bootcamp

10 Minute Play Bootcamp

March 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – March 23, 2021 @ 5:30 pm $50 Prerequisite: Introduction to Playwriting Essential Theatre’s 10 Minute Play Bootcamp is…
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WEPAC Introduction to Playwriting

Introduction to Playwriting

Our popular Introduction to Playwriting class returns to the West End Performing Arts Center for 2021!  A six-week introduction to the art and form of…
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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…
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