The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 · www.pcs.org
The Armory

Summer Teen Academy: Playwriting

Categories: Teen Programs | All Events
Event Details
June 15 – June 26
Jun 15, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Mon)
Jun 16, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Tue)
Jun 17, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Wed)
Jun 18, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Thu)
Jun 19, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fri)
Jun 22, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Mon)
Jun 23, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Tue)
Jun 24, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Wed)
Jun 25, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Thu)
Jun 26, 2020 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fri)
Ellyn Bye Studio
$300, Scholarships available

Playwriting for Teens

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski 

Grades: Entering 9-12, all levels of experience welcome!

A two week introduction to playwriting, providing tools that will spark ideas on both “what” and “how” to write. Numerous prompts and techniques will be introduced to keep the pen flowing and the key-strokes going. Each young writer will end this course with at least one two person, ten minute play and a notebook of exercises for future reference. 

Monday - Friday, June 15 - 26

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Double up for a discount!* Receive a 20% discount by registering for two or more sessions. You can even make a day of it by combining two classes to create a full day of theater! This discount expires April 1, so register today.

*20% discount may only be used once. Discount offers may not be used together.

Matthew B. Zrebski
Matthew B. Zrebski

Matthew is a founding member of Playwrights West and has had numerous original plays produced locally and nationally. As Portland Center Stage at The Armory’s resident teaching artist, Matt serves as lead instructor for the Visions & Voices high school residency program and frequently leads adult playwriting workshops. He is a two-time recipient of the Rosenfield Playwriting award and has won Drammy Awards for his scripts To Cape and Ablaze: an a cappella musical thriller. He has been a guest instructor for Portland Actors Conservatory and Literary Arts' Writers in the Schools program. He holds a B.F.A. in acting, directing, and playwriting from Southern Methodist University.

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