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BTG PLAYS! Online Playwriting Program

Episode #1: Welcome to BTG PLAYS! Online Playwriting Program!

Over the next several weeks, Artistic Associate, Education, Travis Daly; Administrative Director of Education, Allison Rachele Bayles; Artistic Associate, Lillian Colvin; and BTG alum, Sadiya Quetti-Goodson will take you through the creative writing process to enable you to write your own stories and plays. This online playwriting program is designed for 4th – 12th grade students. Through our step-by-step process you will learn about creating characters, objectives, plot and writing your own three-act play.

BTG PLAYS! Lesson 1 Vocabulary BTG PLAYS! Writing Exercise #2 Sensory Detail

All final student plays should be sent to and

BTG PLAYS! The Year-Round Education Program serves 13,000 school children across Berkshire County on an annual basis.

Age group: 4th grade through 12th grade.

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