Creative Arts Academy

Playwriting Workshop

Embark on Your Playwriting Adventure: Crafting Theatrical Narratives

Have you ever envisioned writing your own play? Our Playwriting Workshop invites students to dive into the realm of playwriting and explore the unique skills required to compose captivating stage productions. This journey promises to unlock the secrets of effective storytelling on the stage.

Traversing the Playwriting Landscape: Mastering Theatrical Techniques

Prepare to immerse yourself in an educational odyssey like no other in Playwriting Workshop. Uncover the intricacies of crafting monologues, adapting existing works, and conceiving original scripts. Through a series of engaging classes, you’ll engage in various writing exercises and thought-provoking prompts, honing your craft while immersing yourself in the world of playwriting.

Collaborative engagement lies at the heart of this endeavor. As you share your creative endeavors, you’ll invite constructive feedback and innovative suggestions from fellow student writers. This harmonious exchange of ideas propels your artistic growth, enriching your skills and broadening your creative horizons.

Whether you’re a budding writer or a seasoned wordsmith, our playwriting program welcomes participants of all levels. Seize this remarkable opportunity to embark on an educational odyssey, where creativity flourishes, boundaries dissolve, and the art of crafting theatrical narratives becomes your reality. Enroll today and embrace the journey of bringing your imaginative visions to the stage.

At the End

Over the course of ten weeks, your writing journey will flourish. Piece by piece, you’ll construct compelling scenes and intricate scripts, each building upon the last, weaving a diverse portfolio that mirrors your evolving talents.

The pinnacle of this immersive Playwriting Workshop expedition arrives with a showcase, where your highlighted work takes center stage, brought to life by a cast of accomplished student performers. As your words materialize in the limelight, you’ll experience a profound sense of achievement, marking the culmination of your transformative playwriting venture.


60-minutes in-person


Cost: $200

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The Growing Stage is a proud member of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, dedicated to uniting, promoting and cultivating New Jersey’s professional theaters. Learn more here.

Exploring the World of Creativity: Our Creative Arts Academy Programs

Are you ready to embark on a journey of artistic exploration? Look no further than our Creative Arts Academy programs, where the captivating world of creativity comes to life. Designed to provide young people with immersive experiences and hands-on participation in the arts, these programs offer a rich tapestry of learning opportunities that ignite the imagination and nurture self-expression.

A Canvas of Possibilities: Inclusive Participation for All

At the heart of our Creative Arts Academy lies a commitment to inclusivity and diversity. Whether you’re a seasoned artist seeking to refine your skills or a curious newcomer eager to dip your toes into the world of arts, our classes and camps are open to all. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to unlock their artistic potential, and that’s why we warmly welcome students of varying backgrounds, experiences, and abilities.

Empowering Through Experience: Learning Beyond Boundaries

The cornerstone of our programs is experiential learning. We believe that true understanding and mastery of the arts come through active participation and hands-on engagement. Through a blend of practical exercises, immersive activities, and collaborative projects, students dive headfirst into the realms of visual arts, performing arts, and more. With guidance from seasoned instructors, they not only grasp artistic techniques but also develop critical skills such as communication, problem-solving, and teamwork.

Cultivating Artistic Confidence: A Journey of Growth

As young participants explore the arts in our Creative Arts Academy, they embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and growth. Our approach goes beyond teaching technical skills; it’s about nurturing artistic confidence and fostering a deep appreciation for creativity. Students learn to embrace experimentation, push boundaries, and celebrate their unique artistic voices. This newfound confidence extends far beyond the studio, positively impacting various aspects of their lives.

A Tapestry of Offerings: Tailored Learning Paths

Our Creative Arts Academy programs offer a diverse range of offerings, ensuring that every student finds their perfect fit. From painting and sculpture to acting and dance, each class is a thread that weaves into the larger tapestry of creativity. For those well-versed in the arts, our advanced classes provide a platform to refine techniques and delve into advanced concepts. Meanwhile, beginners can embark on an exciting journey of discovery, guided by patient instructors dedicated to nurturing their potential.

Building Connections: Collaboration and Community

The power of collaboration shines brightly within the walls of our Creative Arts Academy. Through interactive group projects and joint performances, students learn the art of cooperation and develop meaningful connections with their peers. The studio becomes a vibrant hub of creative exchange, where ideas flow freely and diverse perspectives enrich the artistic process. These connections often extend beyond the classroom, creating a strong sense of community among budding artists.

Cultivating Lifelong Passions: Nurturing Future Artists

Beyond the brushstrokes, dance steps, and theatrical performances, our Creative Arts Academy has a broader mission: to cultivate lifelong passions for the arts. By nurturing creativity, honing skills, and fostering a deep appreciation for artistic expression, we empower young individuals to embark on a lifelong journey of exploration. Whether our students pursue careers in the arts or simply carry their passion as a source of joy and enrichment, the impact of their experience resonates for years to come.

Embracing the Creative Odyssey: Enroll Today

In a world brimming with possibilities, our Creative Arts Academy programs beckon young artists to embrace a creative odyssey like no other. Through immersive experiences, tailored learning paths, and a supportive community, students have the chance to not only discover the arts but also uncover the boundless potential within themselves. So, whether you’re an experienced artist or a curious beginner, take the first step toward a vibrant and inspiring artistic journey. Enroll in our Creative Arts Academy programs today and unlock the door to a world of creativity, growth, and endless imagination.

Ticketing System

  • Main Stage Performances are normally Saturdays at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM. Friday performances are on a limited basis at 7:30pm.
  • Studio Series Performances: Thursday/Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 4:00PM and Sunday at 2:00PM.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Local Flavor Coupons and Groupons cannot be redeemed online.  You must call the Box Office to reserve and redeem. Box Office is open daily Monday thru Friday from 10:30am to 3:00pm. Please call at least 24 hours prior to redeem.
  • Seating begins 30 minutes prior to each performance. If you select Will Call as your ticket delivery method, your tickets will be available for pick up starting an hour prior to the performance.
  • Seating is general admission except for season ticket holders and groups of 10 or more.
  • Sales are final and no refunds will be given unless the performance is cancelled. If you are unable to attend, please contact the Box Office and we will do our best to accommodate you at a different performance based on availability.
  • Concessions will be available for sale before the performance and during intermission. Outside food and drink is not allowed.
  • Parking is available in the bank parking lot next to the theatre (when the bank is closed), the park lot behind the bank lot, and on the surrounding streets. If needed, overflow parking is available at the Methodist Church down the street.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Box Office at 973-347-4946 or and we will be happy to assist you.

    Group Sales (10 or more) are available by calling the Box Office at (973) 347-4946.

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