Introduction to Playwriting

Essential’s flagship community playwriting course!

Participants learn about the elements of playwriting by studying examples, hearing from professional playwrights from within their own community, and sharing writing exercises of their own.

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10 Minute Play Bootcamp

Level up with this playwriting intensive!

Bootcamp participants create a 10 minute play over the course of four weeks. The class concludes with a public showcase performed by professional actors as part of our annual Play Festival!

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Play Buffets

Middle school and high school theater teachers! Join Essential Theatre 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.

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