Playwriting I - Virtual


  • 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 6 sessions
Tuition: $225
Duration: 2 hours


Meet the Teacher

Neeley Gossett

Neeley Gossett

Neeley Gossett holds an M.F.A. from The Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and was named a finalist in the Kendeda National Graduate Playwright Competition. Her works have previously received productions and readings at The Alliance Theatre, 7 Stages, Lark Play Development Center, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Onstage Atlanta, The Coastal Empire New Play Festival, The Great Plains Theatre Conference, Mill Mountain Theater, Riverside Theatre, Studio Roanoke, The Ethel Woolson Lab, One Minute Play Festival Atlanta, Big Dawg Theater, Hollins University and The University of West Georgia. Her plays, As U Like It and Carolina Dive, are published by YouthPLAYS, and Carolina Dive was recently produced in Australia. Neeley has an M.A. in English from The University of North Carolina Wilmington and a B.A. in Theater Arts from Marymount Manhattan College. She works as a Teaching Artist at The Alliance Theatre and is a tenure track, English Instructor at Georgia Perimeter College. She is thrilled to be a co-founder of Found Stages, where her immersive play, Beulah Creek premiered and was nominated for The Suzi Bass Awards' Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award. Found Stages is honored to have been chosen to be a part of the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab at The Alliance Theatre and 7 Stages’ Curious Encounters this year. Neeley has co-written both of these projects.   

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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