Playwriting I


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

Maximum of 10 Students - meets 4 sessions
Tuition: $240
Duration: 3 hours


Meet the Teacher

Megan Tabaque

Megan Tabaque

Megan is a multi-ethnic Filipina-Canadian  playwright, actor, director, producer, and sometimes musician.  Her plays have been produced or developed by Salvage Vanguard Theater, Tofte Lake Center, Paper Chairs, InFusion, 20% Theater, and Tympanic among others.  Megan has performed on storefront and AEA stages across Austin, Chicago, and north Florida. She is a James A. Michener Fellow, Kundiman Fiction Fellow, Sewanee Writers' Conference Scholar, Tofte Lake resident, Seattle Public Theater Emerald Prize finalist, Austin Critics' Table nominee, and a company member of Salvage Vanguard Theater. She has her MFA in Playwriting and Fiction from the James A. Michener Center for Writers in Austin, TX. She is currently a visiting faculty member in playwriting at Bennington College.

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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