Junior Playwriting, grades 3–5

Grades 3–5

  •     Turn your unique ideas into plays
  •     Create dialogue through improvisation
  •     Discover how to create tension
  •     Learn how to create dynamic characters
  •     Build conflict into your plot

Tuition: $180
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum of 10 students

Meet the Teacher

Nicole B. Adkins

Nicole B. Adkins

Nicole B. Adkins has taught classes and workshops to students of various ages at theaters, K-12 schools, and universities. She currently teaches at Kennesaw State University and is Core Visiting Faculty for the summer intensive MFA program at Hollins University, Playwright's Lab. Her plays have been performed at Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Mill Mountain Theatre, Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, Hollins University, Studio Roanoke, Creative Drama Children’s Theatre in Winston-Salem, NC, SkyPilot Theatre of Los Angeles, the American International School in Guanghzou China, and other theaters, schools, and museums nationally and abroad. She has six plays published through YouthPLAYS, where she also serves as Artistic Associate. She co-wrote Playwriting and Young Audiences: Collected Wisdom and Practical Advice from the Field (Intellect Press, 2017). National playwriting awards include the Write Now! Award (formerly Waldo M. and Grace C. Bonderman) and recognition in the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild Marilyn Hall competition. A Hollins Children’s Literature MFA graduate, Nicole is also a member of Dramatists Guild and TYA/USA.

Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.
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