Children's Theatre

PLAYground Theatre Workshop

Join us for an 8-week PLAYground Theatre workshop where we will mount plays based on short stories, with a final "recorded performance" at the culmination.



the Class

September 8, 15, 22, 29

October 6, 13, 20, 27

Ages 6-8 • 3:45-4:45 • $90

Ages 9-12 • 5:00-6:15 • $95

Come to our PLAYground for another season of play-making. In addition to our playful classes in dramatic arts, we will direct our attention to turning play into performance by adapting folktales for the stage. Learn improvisation, characterization, stage voice and speech, and playwriting...all through the dramatic arts of PLAY."

[Whenever possible, all classes will be held in our outdoor patio, with special COVID distancing and mask protocols.]


We prefer cash or check to avoid costly credit card fees.

You may also pay via Paypal or by debit/credit card in our main office.

About the instructor

Awarded the Circle of Excellence from the National Storytelling Network, David Novak is a veteran of the National Storytelling Festival, theatres and festivals across the United States. He has Keynoted and been Master Teacher internationally at the Czech Children’s Theatre Festival, Sydney International Storytelling Conference, and Singapore StoryFest. David’s tour-de-force performance as R. Buckminster Fuller, recently toured from Black Mountain to Krakow, Poland. His children’s play “Journeying Jack” received the 2016 Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award for excellence in professional theatre for children. David is an A+ Fellow with North Carolina Arts Council, and a Teaching Artist for The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Childhood Education Through The Arts.

828.669.0930 / / Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm

225 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711, USA

©2019 by Black Mountain Center for the Arts.

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