Writing for Performance

  • Term: Fall 2023
  • Start Date: October 21, 2023
  • End Date: October 21, 2023
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm PT
  • Level: Introductory
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: In Person
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $120.00
  • Member Price: $108.00

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Basics of Playwriting for Writers of All Genres

Have you always wanted to write a play? Curious about where to begin? In this introductory playwriting workshop, we'll learn the basics of craft elements. There will be interactive discussions, group exercises, and generative writing time. Students will leave with their own mini play and the basic tools to start writing a longer piece on their own. This playwriting workshop is open to writers of all genres and experience levels. Come ready to learn, discuss, ask, and play.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Miriam Tobin

Miriam Tobin


Miriam BC Tobin (she|her) is a Seattle-based playwright, theatre artist, and writing instructor. She has performed on stages across the US and Europe and has taught drama to youth in Seattle, NYC, Denver, and on a farm in the Czech Republic. She founded MBCT; Modern But Classical Theatre in NYC to de- and re-construct classic plays into highly physical adaptations. Her play The War of Women received a roundtable reading at The Lark and several of her plays premiered at Goddard College’s Ten-Minute Play festival. Honors & awards include a Hedgebrook residency, PEN Writing Scholarship, Newington-Cropsey Fellowship, the London Dramatic Academy Fellowship, and she was a Pipeline Theatre PlayLab semi-finalist. Miriam was the fall 2020 Editor-in-Chief of The Pitkin Review and is currently a dramatic writing editor with The Clockhouse. Her work appears in multiple issues of The Pitkin and Smith & Kraus. Miriam also runs SCRiB LAB, a writing organization aimed at creating community through experimentation.