Our Instructors

Playwriting: Structure & Craft

Neil Blackadder
Ten Minute Play


Will Dunne
“Scene Shop” Play Development
(Thursday Evenings & Saturday Mornings)
“Scene Shop” Sampler


Marsha Estell
Playwriting Fundamentals


Dana Lynn Formby
Advanced Playwriting


Kristin Idaszak
Structure As Storytelling
Writing the Science Play


Sue Pak
Intermediate Playwriting
Screenwriting: The Art & Practice of Cinematic Storytelling


Calamity West
Inspired By Actual Events: Master Class


Emilio Williams
From Aristotle to Binge-Watching
So You Want to Be A Writer
Ten Minute Plays
Poking the Canon
Master Class
Playwright’s Craft


Genre & Specialty Courses

Kimberly Dixon-Mays
Sister, Soldier, Self-Preserver: Writing Through Storms


Kurt Jolly
The Power of Our Stories – An LGBTQIA+ Workshop


Ean Miles Kessler
Deconstructing the American West


Connie Kuntz
Writing the Radio Play
Radio & Podcast Production


Jenni Lamb
Find Your Voice


Olivia Lilley
Playwriting For Devising Processes
Writing & Performance for the Internet


Derek McPhatter
Genre Writing for the Stage: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, & Horror Plays-in-Progress
Working from Collective Vision: Community-Driven New Work Development


Marisela Treviño Orta
The Poetics of Playwriting


Kristiana Rae Colón
Writing Plays That Matter
Writing Alternative Realities


Jens Rasmussen
Culture Bending


Alvaro Saar Rios
Adaptation Bootcamp
Writing A Play For Young Audiences


Screenwriting & Television

Mary Ruth Clarke
Writing Comedy for the Small Screen
Screenwriting for Playwrights
Romantic Comedy!
Writing for the Small Screen


Francine J. Sanders
Creating Compelling Characters
Screen Talk: How To Say It Cinematically


Musical Theatre

Cheryl Coons
Writing the 10 Minute Musical
Secret Life of the American Musical
Musicals In Process


J. Seb Fabál
Writing the 10 Minute Musical
Crafting the Musical Theatre Song


Diana Lawrence
Writing Music for Musical Theatre


Solo Show & Story

Dionna Griffin-Irons
Telling Your Truth


Wendy Hammond
Memoir Theatre


Arlene Malinowski
Solo Show & Storytelling: Page to Stage
The Sound & Fury: Solo Show & Storytelling Development
Angels & Devils
Fire & Ice


Kestutis Nakas
Performance Art


Janna Sobel
True Storytelling Told Live
Self-Work For White Allies


Youth Classes

Atlie Gilbert
Find Your Light!