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PLAYMAKING Class For Adults Begins February 23



Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce a new adult class called PLAYMAKING. The 10-week class will run Wednesday evenings, from 6 – 9 pm starting February 23 and continuing until April 27.

PLAYMAKING will concentrate on the development of 4 new one act plays. Initially all members will participate in improvisational acting and writing exercises that will kick off the sessions. The class has openings for 4 playwrights, 4 directors, and between 8 and 16 actors.  The group will be divided into 4 creative teams comprising of 1 playwright, 1 director and between 2-4 actors. This group will collaborate in their respective disciplines to create and develop a new one act play. Plays will be rehearsed and discussed culminating in a presentation.  

The course will be administered by Bay Street Theatre’s Artistic Director Murphy Davis.  Participants must be 16 years or older and stipulate which discipline of the course they are interested in. Interviews for class placement with Murphy Davis will take place by phone or in person prior to the first session. To schedule an interview, call 631-725-0818 ext. 108 or email The cost of the class is $375 per person.

Posted: January 20, 2011