21M.604 Playwriting I

Class Info

Introduces the craft of writing for the theater, with special attention to the "play" in playwriting. Through weekly assignments and in-class exercises, students explore scene structure, action, events, voice, and dialogue. In workshop format, students present individual work for feedback and are encouraged to bring a sense of fun, joy and playfulness to their writing. Readings include published plays, which provide exposure to a variety of styles, voices, and structures. Emphasizes process, risk taking, and finding one's own voice and vision.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.604 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by L. Harrington.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in 4-253.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information at the Music and Theater Arts (Course 21M) < MIT site or on the 21M.604 Stellar site.

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