Outdoor Shakespearean Theatre


Playwriting with BerNardo Cubría

Playwriting with Bernardo Cubría

Unleash your creativity and break free from self-doubt in this playwriting class!

We’ll guide you in letting go of perfectionism and embracing spontaneity. Discover the joy of writing from your unique perspective, without judgment. Through exercises and games, we will try and unlock your authentic voice to help bring your stories to life.

In this supportive environment, we will get out of our own heads and into imagination. Come ready to have fun, take risks, and surprise yourself with what you create!

Class Meets Twice Monthly on Mondays 
6pm- 9pm in The Shelter

April 1st, 15th, 29th,  May 13th, 20th, June 3rd, 17th, July 1st

and Final Staged Reading on Main stage on July 15th at 7:30pm 

Cost of class: $350

A Mexican-born playwright and screenwriter, Cubría’s The Play You Want  premiered at L.A.’s Road Theatre in 2022, garnering Cubría both a Stage Raw Award and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nomination for Playwriting. It received its regional premiere at Milagro Theatre in Portland in 2023.  In 2019, Cubría was nominated for the Ovation, Stage Raw and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Best Playwright awards for his play The Giant Void In My Soul. Other playwriting awards include the Smith Prize for Political Theater. For film, he penned the feature screenplay Like It Used to Be and Guerrero which Gina Rodriguez is attached to direct and star in, and he was a 2023 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow for the screenplay Kill Yr Idols which he cowrote and that Carlos Lopez Estrada is attached to direct. He was also a writer on Season 3 of Acapulco on Apple +

For more information about our classes, contact Michelle Merring at adult@theatricum.com or leave a voice mail at 310-455-2322.

A minimum, non-refundable 50% deposit is required. Full payment is due 5 days prior to first day of class. Space is NOT guaranteed until FULL PAYMENT is received. All payments are non-refundable

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