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Nuts and Bolts: Playwriting 101



April 1 - May 6, 2021

on Zoom.

Limited Seating

Are you interested in writing your first short play, improving your playwriting basics or simply joining a short-term writing group to give your skills a spring work out?


Join local playwright Michelle Zielinski in an exploration of the elements that make a good play.  Please register for our interactive, 6-week online, introductory class offered by The Black Mirror Theatre Company. 

Nuts and Bolts: Playwriting 101

Thursdays beginning April 1st-May 6th on Zoom 

7:00pm-9:00pm CST

$30 Suggested donation for the course.


  • Action- It’s called a "play," not a "talk" after all.

  • Better dialogue through eavesdropping    

  • Structure- What makes a play a play?

  • The usual suspects of character and conflict

  • Critique and collaboration with local production companies


Please contact Michelle Zielinski at for more information. 

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