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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 15, 2006

(Mahwah) – AT&T Family Week at the Theater presents Playwrighting for Children,” Saturday, March 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Berrie Center on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Admission is free; registration is required by calling the box office, 201.684.7844.  This program is designed for students in grades 4 to 8.

This session explores the imagination of the budding playwright, while students learn the basic elements of the craft.  Writers from the Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey will help students discover the power of the pen” when they learn how to develop characters and create dialogue.  Through writing exercises and theater games, students examine the structure of a play and the importance of conflict in building scenes and storylines. 

This program is made possible through the N.J. Theatre Alliance’s AT&T Family Week at the Theater.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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