Winter registration starts soon! Registration opens for members on Dec. 5 and for the general public on Dec. 12.

Intro to Playwriting

Genres: Writing for Performance



6 Sessions

Start Date: February 13, 2024
End Date: March 19, 2024
Day of Week: Tuesday
Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $302.40
General Price: $336.00

This lively and imaginative class is perfect for adventurous writers working on their first play—whether you’re trying out a new genre or are at the very beginning of your writing journey. Each week, we'll explore scenes from contemporary plays and explore topics like character, dialogue, plot, worldbuilding, and more! This introductory class includes both in-class generative writing and weekly assignments. Writers can expect to leave this class with a detailed plot and the beginning of a full-length play.


  • This class includes:  
    • Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.
    • Reading: class engages in close study of one or more works.
  • Work outside of class: 1-2 hours of writing or reading outside of class.


  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT 
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT 
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing 
Danielle Mohlman

Danielle Mohlman


Danielle Mohlman is a nationally produced playwright based in Seattle, WA. She is a company member at Dacha Theatre, where she serves as the Associate Producer of Literary Management, and a thought partner at The Trust.

Hugo House will only process refund requests that are submitted 5 business days or more before the class start date. To request a refund, log in to your account, go to “My Account,” select the “Orders” tab on the left-hand side, click the appropriate order, and request a refund for your specific class. Administrative fees apply. Please see our full refund policy here.

Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

We do not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, transphobic or any other oppressive behaviors, regardless of who commits them. Please check out our full community guidelines by clicking here. If an instance of community guidelines are violated and not resolved within the classroom, students may let us know by filling out the student incident report.

Classes may be cancelled if less than 5 students are enrolled within 10 days before the class start date. If for any reason Hugo House needs to cancel a class, students can choose between a full credit or full refund.

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