Perfect for these unusual quarantine times, these classes are taught using Zoom video conferencing, so all students can stay safely in their own homes.
Write your own ten-minute short play over the course of a four-week online-only class taught by Jason Johnson-Spinos, who has written five play adaptations for Outcry Youth Theatre and many other short and full length plays. Learn about play structure, formatting, writing dialogue, and more. There will be guest artist playwrights joining to discuss their plays, give pro tips, and answer questions. Receive feedback and guidance on your writing, honing your craft, skills, and authorial voice.
Explore the great American plays of the 20th and 21st century with teacher Becca Johnson-Spinos. During this four-week online-only class, students will read and analyze plays, learn about key American playwrights, theatre artists, and theatre companies, and discuss important movements in theatre history in the 20th and 21st century. From the Group Theatre to Tennessee Williams to the Broadway musical to immersive theatre, this course covers the traditions and innovations of American theatre. NOTE: Please be aware that plays with mature content and adult language will be read during this class.