Certificate in New Play Directing

New Cohort begins Summer 2022
Under special circumstances permission to begin certificate programs in off years may be given by the program director. 

Students and faculty working together as a part of the certificate in play directing program.

The New Play Directing Certificate provides practical experience in playmaking with an emphasis on the specific skills unique to new play development. It offers graduate-level instruction from leading theatre professionals. The certificate in play directing develops strong candidates for employment in professional, regional, or academic theatres. Highly respected directors, performers, playwrights, and theatre professionals teach in the program. It’s associated with the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, an internationally recognized graduate program in playwriting.