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Playing With Playwriting

Theatre Class Details

June 1, 2024


Unleash your storytelling potential in our immersive playwriting workshop. Guided by experienced playwrights, you’ll learn the art of crafting compelling narratives, developing dynamic characters, and mastering the structure of a captivating play. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a beginner, join us to unlock your creativity, refine your dramatic voice, and bring your unique stories to life on the stage!


Who: Anyone 14+!

Where: The Premiere Playhouse Offices | Orpheum Theater Center | 315 N. Phillips


  • June 1, 2024
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Price: FREE!

Registration: Register below.

What To Bring With You:

  • laptop/device
  • pens or pencils
  • if possible: earbuds, a piece of music that evokes the idea of chaos to you, and a piece of music that evokes the idea of order to you
  • optional: notebook, journal, paper


Joe Stollenwerk

Joe Stollenwerk (he/they) is a playwright and theatre artist based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned his Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama at Indiana University and then served as Assistant Professor of Directing at the University of South Dakota. There, his Euripides adaptation These Women of Troy had its world premiere, as did his one act plays Aftermath at the Pancake Village and Hedda Helmer: Ibsenite Heroine. Joe’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was professionally produced at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Know Theatre in Cincinnati, The World’s Stage in Milwaukee, and Curio Theatre in Philadelphia, prior to temporary withdrawal of the rights due to the Hulu series. He directed his original plays Catalina and Nine Short Plays for the Theatre at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.