Training

Upcoming Adult Classes

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Drop-In 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.
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Every Saturday!
10:00am - 12:00pm
Hosted on Zoom
FREE

Playwriting
Intensive

It's back! 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.
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Mondays, 6 - 8pm PT
January 3 - February 21
Hosted on Zoom
Tuition: $215
Register by Nov. 30 for $20.22 off!

Essential Elements of Playwriting

In this eight-week online course for beginning playwrights, we will delve into the art of writing plays that engage, delight, and move audiences. This course will utilize in-class writing exercises, discussion, and examples from produced plays towards writing original ten-minute plays.
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Sundays, 6 - 8pm PT
January 2 - February 20
Hosted on Zoom
Tuition: $2
Register by Nov. 30 for $20.22 off!

Improv
An Ongoing Course

It's finally here! We've heard your requests for continued Improv programming and we're delivering. It’s time to allow improv into your weekly life and improvise past the beginning moments. Continue the "yes, and..." towards regular showcases throughout the year!

Improv
For Everyone!

Our very popular Improv for Everyone course is coming back, in-person! This course welcomes everyone: those new to Improv or seasoned improvisers, actors who want to try this genre of theater and all those in between who just want to have fun! Learn More Here

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.
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On-Demand
$75 per download

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.


Meet our Instructors


Redwood City Youth Theatre

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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!