Time: Tues. 3:00 - 5:45 pm
Location: HGH 118
Catalog Description- Writing in dramatic form: plot structure, characterization, content and theme. Analysis of plays. Exercises in writing.
The course introduces fundamental concepts and mechanics of dramatic writing. Our emphasis will be on stimulating the student's own script writing practices and abilities. Through various writing exercises and the completion of a major writing project, students will explore the components of script writing while being encouraged to develop individual approaches and voices as playwrights.
Theatre Bay Area (http://www.theatrebayarea.org/)
publishes Callboard magazine, operates Tix Bay Area (the half-price ticket booth at Union Square)
Actors Theatre of Louisville (http://www.actorstheatre.org/)
Kentucky’s Tony Award-winning professional theatre, home of the Humana Festival of new plays.
Writers Guild of America (http://www.wga.org/)
Official site of the Writers Guild of America, west. The WGAw is the union representing writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable and new media industries.