Classes & Workshops

Classes will begin again in spring of 2020.

Dates and Times for SPRING CLASSES

Coming Soon!

THOMAS EDWARD WEST
Instructor

 

Over 35 years in the theatre:
award-winning playwright, librettist, director, artistic director and educator. Plays, musicals, adaptations and translations produced Off-Broadway and regional theaters; director of more than fifty professional productions Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and at major regional theaters and universities; with Vincent Sardi wrote the coffee table book Off The Wall At Sardi’s.

Learn the fundamentals of writing a musical, including: turning an idea into a musical: original or adaptation; structuring book, music and lyrics; songwriting structure; dialogue, lyrics and characterization; and collaboration with directors, choreographers, actors and musicians. Each week members are encouraged and invited to present work in progress. Classes will also include analysis of a classic musical.

Both classes are open to all ages and levels of experience, beginners to professionals. Cost: $50.00 per single class or $250.00 for entire course.

"Writing
Musicals"

WRITING MUSICALS
SPRING Schedule 

COMING SOON!

Click HERE to register!

1978 Maplewood Arts Center

1978 Springfield Avenue

Maplewood, NJ  07040

"playWritinG"
 

PLAYWRITING 
SPRING Schedule 

COMING SOON!

Click HERE to register!

1978 Maplewood Arts Center

1978 Springfield Avenue

Maplewood, NJ  07040

Learn the fundamentals of writing a play, including: turning an idea into a play: original or adaptation; structuring plot and dialogue; characterization; and collaboration with directors, actors and designers Each week members are encouraged and invited to present work in progress. Classes will also include analysis of a classic play.

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