Advanced Playwriting

A seminar and workshop in advanced playwriting that furthers the development of an individual voice. Study of contemporary and classical plays to understand new and traditional forms. Students write two drafts of an original one-act play or adaptation for critique in workshop sessions. Familiarity with basic playwriting tools is assumed.

Prerequisite: THST 320 or 321, or a college seminar in playwriting, or equivalent experience.

Also THST 322.

Special application instructions: Open to juniors and seniors, nonmajors as well as majors, on the basis of their work; priority to Theater Studies majors. Writing samples should be submitted to the instructor before the first class meeting.

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481
Spring
2017