At Let’s Make a Play
We believe everyone is creative
We believe in inclusion
We believe in community and collaboration
We believe in telling stories from different perspectives to awaken and inspire
We are dreamers
We are visionaries
We are seekers
We believe in the arts
We believe in access to theater for all
We believe in the power of your voice
We believe in creative expression
We believe in the process
What is Let’s Make a Play?
Let’s Make a Play hub for makers, dreamers, and the curious. We offer classes and workshops to help you to create your own play. We are passionate about telling stories from different perspectives to awaken and inspire as well as bring joy, healing, and understanding to all audiences. We believe that plays and playmaking should be accessible to all as a way to better connect with one another without judgment. Your voice matters and we can’t wait to show you how to express it through playmaking and play development.
Founder: Let’s Make a Play was created by Serena Norr.
Serena Norr is a writer, playwright, and founder of Let’s Make a Play, a playwriting program for kids and adults. Her plays have been performed at the Omaha Fringe Festival, White Plains Performing Arts Center, the New Deal Creative Arts Center, Westchester Collaborative Theater, NYC at the Players Theater with the Rogue Theater Festival, the NYC Short Play Festival, the University of Alabama as well as various productions over Zoom. She is a recent second-rounder at the Austin Film Festival for her full-length play, “Agency for the Lost.”
Her monologue “OTHER” was recently published in Theatre Unbound’s “Bittersweet” Monologue Collection and “Zoom Like No One is Watching” was published in the “UNTITLED COVID SHORT PLAY ANTHOLOGY” by Flower Song Press.
During COVID, 15 of her plays received a Zoom production, such as “The Dividing Demons” performed with Primary Stages, “The Bookstore” performed with Westchester Collaborative Theater, “Zoom Like No One is Watching” performed with Sister Shakes for the Show Must Go Online Play festival, and B Street Theatre’s New Play Brunch, to name a few productions
Her monologues, “It’s the Michelle Jennings Show,” “Waiting and Wanting, “Mama, Can You Hear Me? “Deep in Night Thoughts,” “Behind the Bars” and “Zoom-A-Ference 2022″ was performed with Vintage Soul Productions. Recently, her short “Secrets & Lies” was a part of The Queans Theatre REPRESENT festival, her full-length “The Demise of Baby Johnson” was showcased through the Dramatists Guild’s DG Footlights Series, “Purdy’s” was a part of the Omaha Fringe Festival, and her plays “Morning Ritual” “Zoom Like No One is Watching” was performed as a part of Rogue Theater Festival. Additionally, “$5 dollah, $5 dollah” was performed at the Short Play Festival and “The Rainbow Method” was performed with the New Deal Creative Arts Center.
She is also a member of the Dramatists Guild, Westchester Collaborative Theatre, Cut Edge Collective, and participant in the 2021 Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive, and The National Women’s Theatre Festival (WTF) Directing Program. She serves on the board of WMN Unite and The National Women’s Theatre Festival. You learn more about her plays here.