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Classes and events:

Essential Playwriting for Essential Workers:
An 8 week introduction to the art and form of playwriting, especially for our essential workers, culminating in a showcase of scenes! Apply by September 11. Classes meet weekly starting the week of Sept 28 through the week of November 16, time TBD depending on participants’ availability. Scenes developed during this course will be shared in a public presentation in early December, directed and performed by professional theater artists from around Atlanta!
All courses as well as the public presentation in December will be held online.




Play Buffet for High School Theater Teachers:

Join Essential Theatre Education Associates Emily McClain & Elisabeth Cooper on Tuesday August 25 for the second in our series of curated look at plays for high school audiences/students. As school is starting back with varying degrees of virtual components, the focus of our August session will be digitally-adaptable pieces. Click here to RSVP!




Introduction to Playwriting

Registration for our fall Introduction to Playwriting course is now open!
A six week introduction to the art and form of playwriting, led by Essential Theatre Education Associates Emily McClain and Elisabeth Cooper and featuring past Essential Theatre Playwriting Award Winners as special guests

The course runs September 15 to October 20. Offered in partnership with Fulton County Arts & Culture West End Performing Arts Center. Click here to secure your spot!




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