2021 Intro to Playwrighting

2021 Intro to Playwrighting

A Class for Aspiring Playwrights

Taught by: Rachel Dindy

Ages: 13-17

Wednesdays: 5:30-7:00pm

Start and End Date: Sept. 8-Nov. 10, 2021

Location: The First Baptist Church 52 North Main Street, Mansfield MA 02048

Tuition: $135.00

For information about this class, please call The Academy at 774-284-4025 or email Director of Education Dori Bryan-Ployer at doribryan@verizon.net.

Learn the basics of playwrighting to create successful scripts!


Do you have an idea for a one-act play? Have you always wanted to try dramatic writing? This class is for you!


This is an opportunity to learn the craft of playwrighting, get feedback on your work, and hear a staged reading by your peers!

About instructor Rachel Dindy

Rachel Dindy is a graduate student currently pursuing a master’s degree in Playwrighting from Goddard College. Performances of her short comedies “Why We Deserve to Get Out of Hell” and “A Neighborly Visit” have been received very warmly, and she began work on her first full-length play in 2020. A lover of all things literary, she has a dual undergraduate degree in English and Creative Writing. She has also had several poems published and was recognized by this year’s Great American Song Contest for her lyrics.

FALL SEMESTER 2021 NOTABLES:

THANKSGIVING VACATIONS: There will be no classes held on Wednesday, Nov. 24, Thursday, Nov. 25, and Saturday Nov. 27 as this is traditionally a heavy travel time for families. Class hours will be made up at the discretion of the instructor.

MASK PROTOCOLS: Unvaccinated Students and visiting family members to MMAS are required to wear masks.

FINAL PERFORMANCES: We are hoping to present live performances at the end of the semester. Streaming is always a safe possibility depending on recommendations at that time. We will evaluate as the semester progresses.

CLASS MINIMUMS: 5 Participants

CLASS MAXIMUMS: 16 Participants

AUTO-PAY: To enroll in a monthly payment plan, check AUTO-PAY when you register.

MONTHLY PAYMENTS: Following registration, monthly payments will be charged to your account, the 1st of October, November, and December of 2021.