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Help us provide programs that transform lives. Playwrights Project is a nonprofit organization that relies on contributed income. We are proud to say that we have always operated without debt or a deficit. Please give generously in whatever form you like. (Tax ID 33-0394250).

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Playwrights Project
3675 Ruffin Road, Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 384-2970

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Interested in becoming a Teaching Artist?

Are you a theater artist who is energetic and passionate about working with young people to foster creativity, literacy, and self-expression? If so, consider becoming a teaching artist for Playwrights Project. Contact us for more information about this exciting opportunity.

Interested in a Playwriting Residency?

Are you a parent or teacher who would like to bring our playwriting residency to your child's school? If so, contact us for more information on our in-school playwriting residencies (programs for grades 3-12).

We also have our Play by Play: Cultivating Emerging Playwrights program for San Diego County residents ages 19-29, our Lifestages program for seniors ages 55+, and our Telling Stories: Giving Voice to Foster Youth program for those involved in the foster care system (current and former foster youth, birth parents, foster parents, and social workers). If you are interested in any of these programs, please contact us for more information on how to get involved.


Auditions for our annual Plays by Young Writers festival are usually held in the Fall or Winter. Join our mailing list to recieve audition notifications.


Would you like to help us make a difference? Join the Playwrights Project team as a volunteer! We need people like you to donate time, energy, and experience in a variety of areas, including:

Click here to sign up through our online form.
For questions or more information about volunteering, call (858) 384-2970 or email