Immersive Experiences. Inspired Learning.

Our adult workshops offer an opportunity for audiences to enhance their experience with select productions. We seek to create an environment that fosters curiosity, conversation and personal discovery. All workshops take place at the Playhouse.

Playwriting

Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $50

Get an introduction to the world of writing for the stage while the world premiere production of The Last Wide Open  is on the Playhouse stage. You'll learn how to build the foundation of a story by creating memorable characters, writing memorable dialogue and crafting a compelling plot.

About the Instructor
Brian Robertson supervises the BFA playwriting program at Northern Kentucky University where he teaches playwriting and screenwriting. Brian has written numerous opera adaptations for Cincinnati Opera and Kentucky Opera as well as creating a unique adaptation of Stravinsky's "A Soldier's Tale" for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Brian has written for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival and the dance company, Pones Inc. Brian has worked extensively in film, television, theatre, and opera. Brian is on the board of the Kentucky Playwrights Workshop.

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A Taste of Acting

Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $50

Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting but haven’t been sure where to start? Take the first steps of your acting journey in this fun and interactive workshop. Lessons will be taught by a distinguished actor and cast member of the Playhouse’s production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running.

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Writing and Performing Sketch Comedy

Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $50

Have you ever dreamed of being on Saturday Night Live? In this adult enrichment workshop, learn how to write sketch comedy and satire. You’ll get to perform an original sketch by the end of the workshop!

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Illustrating Cartoons

Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $50

Do you seek out the humor in everyday life and enjoy reading the funny section of the newspaper? In the spirit of our production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, learn how to illustrate your own cartoon characters and bring your comical stories to life for all to enjoy. Go ahead — share a laugh.

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Building a Tiny House

Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $50

Do you dream of finding meaning in minimalism? Do you have a desire to shrink your world to its essentials in pursuit of easy living? In the spirit of our production of Tiny Houses, come learn the basic building blocks of constructing your own tiny house.

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