21M.604 Playwriting I
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.
Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Mondays in W97-267.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.
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