How do I start a play?

I was thinking about directing a play but I don’t know where to start. Can I call up a theatre and ask to rent their space? Or do I have to work there to direct? I feel like that’s where my biggest block is because if I can get past that than everything should (hopefully) flow naturally. My biggest question is how... show more I was thinking about directing a play but I don’t know where to start. Can I call up a theatre and ask to rent their space? Or do I have to work there to direct? I feel like that’s where my biggest block is because if I can get past that than everything should (hopefully) flow naturally. My biggest question is how do I book a venue to perform my play at?? Thank you!
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