WTP offers classes, writers’ workshops, seminars, and new development panels to promote playwright education and community engagement, led by nationally-known theatre artists.

Past artists have included Lauren Gunderson, Erik Ehn, Carlos Murillo, Pamela Turner, Patricia Henritze, Henry W. Kimmel, Topher Payne, Justin Anderson, Vynnie Meli, Celise Kalke and more.


APRIL (date TBA): “From Writing to Developing Your Play” with Alliance Theatre Director of New Projects, Celise Kalke. This class will be one session.

Celise Kalke is the Alliance Theatre Director of New Projects, a dramaturg on many world premiere production, manager of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwright Competition. Public Theater (NYC), Court Theatre (Chicago), Juilliard School (NYC).