Training

Upcoming Adult Classes

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Playwriting Intensive

This eight-week online course is designed for writers who have mastered the basics of playwriting and wish to take their work to the next level! Join playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman to explore deepening your playwriting skills and connect with your peers. Learn More Here

July 19 - Sept. 13 (no class 9/6)
Mondays, 6:00-8:00pm PT
Hosted on Zoom
$215

An Actor Prepares

Explore how to both embody and attune to the psychology of a character in creating a role. This work cultivates physical awareness, a sense of play, and the courage to take risks! The course culminates in a virtual show and share. Whether you are new to acting or a seasoned performer, this is a safe place to explore and create! Learn More Here

July 22 - September 9
Thursdays, 7-8:30pm PT
Hosted on Zoom
$200

Virtual Writers
Cafe

Do you miss being able to write in cafes, surrounded by the aroma of coffee and the companionable tapping of fingers on keys? Come write with playwright Bridgette Dutta Portman on Zoom every Saturday morning. Learn More Here

Saturdays, Ongoing
10:00am - 12:00pm
Hosted on Zoom
FREE

10 Ways to Get a Laugh

This is a practical course focusing on humor in plays, movies, web content, and television. Through case studies, discussion sections, and practical exercises, students learn ten distinct ways to earn the laugh in these 5 pre-recorded lectures.
Learn More Here

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Training

Theatre education can do more than improve your skill sets in the arts; it improves your skills in life and brings joy to your soul. Join us in our education programs and be changed by the performing arts: grow your confidence, connect with a community, develop a new hobby, and discover professionals ready to enhance your life.

All programs are developed and run by Dragon’s Education Director Justine Bechler. Please email her with questions.


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Upcoming Youth Programs

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Theatre Camp

3 Weeks, Grades K-5

Learn, play, grow, and perform this summer in RWCYT’s Theatre Camp for grades K-5! Students in this program will experience all the elements of theatre by putting on a play from the initial idea through the final performance!

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm PT
June 21 - July 9 / July 19 - August 6
In-Person in Redwood City
$1440/Student

Theatre Conservatory

3 Weeks, Grades 6-12

Design, produce, and perform a play this summer in RWCYT’s Theatre Conservatory! Students in this program will experience all the elements of theatre by putting on a play from the initial design through the final performance!

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm PT
June 21 - July 9 / July 19 - August 6
In-Person in Redwood City
$1440/Student

Intro to Arts Camp

1 Week, Grades 3-8

Dive into a variety of art forms and explore the diversity of artistic expression! Workshops in an array of mediums will give students the opportunity to experience the breadth of art forms and be inspired by the arts!

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm PT
July 12 – 16
In-Person in Redwood City
$480/Student

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Looking for something else?

Looking for private coaching or another kind of assistance? Check out Dragon Theatrical Services, and let us tailor your training to your specific goals!

Looking for classes perfect for the kids and teens in your life? Look no further than the Dragon's sister organization, Redwood City Youth Theatre!

Looking to bring the Dragon experience to your community? Look no further than our outreach offerings for youth and adults!