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Because we’re expanding so rapidly and offering classes not only here in New York but in cities across the country — in-person and on-line — we’re streamlining the application process to help facilitate the ease in which you join us.
First, you will apply to the Dramatists Guild Institute — the school — with a brief application and a $25 registration deposit. There will be a slight processing time on your application, though we'll aim to process it as quickly as possible.
Once you’re admitted, you can freely choose, register and pay for individual classes, or Plays in Progress (your application fee comes off the total of your first class). Our Master classes will have different registration requirements, depending on the instructor, fee structure, and class size. These will all be clearly spelled out when course registration begins. To see if there are courses currently registering, select the corresponding semester under the COURSES menu within our navigation menu above
The current deadline to register for Spring 2018 is February 28, 2018. To ensure that you are able to apply or register for that semester, please plan to submit your DGI student application before that date, as it will take approximately 1-3 business days to review.
Please note: once you press "Submit Application," you'll be taken to a payment portal to complete your registration deposit. Your application will be considered incomplete until we have received payment.
All Dramatists Guild members receive updates by default.
Interested in becoming a member of the Dramatists Guild? Learn more about why to join.