Playwriting (All Virtual)

  • Grades7-12
  • PrerequisitesNone
  • DatesJuly 9-25, 2024
  • Credits.333
  • Price$750; price discounted if bundled with another course: $600 with another elective; $500 with full credit course

An Academy Exclusive, this summer course on Playwriting is a dynamic and creative introduction to the world of dramatic storytelling.

In this course, students will explore the vast world of playwriting, from the works of influential playwrights, to the tools and techniques they employ to craft dramatic narratives. Through discussions, practical exercises, and hands-on writing assignments, students will develop an understanding of the art of playwriting and hone their skills to create their own 10-minute plays.

This one trimester course counts .333 credits toward Parish graduation requirements, and it fulfills one third of the required Arts credits for graduation.

Instructor: Ana Hagedorn

Attendance Expectations & Requirements

Students must attend an orientation session and FOUR of the six virtual sessions.

Orientation (must attend one)

  • Tuesday, May 28. 10:30am-11:30 (Location TBD)
  • Thursday, May 30. 10:30am-11:30 (Location TBD)

Virtual Discussion Sessions (must attend at least FOUR)

  • Week 1:         Tues, July 9, 10am-12pm, and Thurs, July 11, 10am-12pm
  • Week 2:         Tues, July 16, 10am-12pm, and Thurs, July 18, 10am-12pm
  • Week 3:         Tues, July 23, 10am-12pm, and Thurs, July 25, 10am-12pm

All Assignments due by Thursday, July 25, 2024 by midnight.

“Through the summer courses, I’m not only fulfilling my requirement for graduation, but also freeing time in my schedule because of the yearlong extracurricular activity I am enrolled in.”

Student Testimonials

Program Instructor

Ana Hagedorn

Email Ms. Hagedorn