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THE 170 – Playwriting and Dramatic Forms

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Students study models of dramatic structure and contemporary concepts of writing for the stage and apply principles to the creation of original works. Pre/co-requisites: THE 050, ENGS 053; Instructor permission.

Section Description: In this course we study forms and structure of plays and create original works. Students write scenes and short plays throughout the semester and they are read by other students in the class. The class is set up like a workshop so that scenes are shared and feedback is provided. There are several lectures throughout the semester on the principles of effective dramatic structure. Videos of scenes and plays are also viewed as case studies for good dramatic writing.

CRN: 15061

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 2/4

Days Time Location
M 12:00 - 15:00 ROYALL TYLER THR 210

Instructor(s): Gregory Ramos

Meeting Dates: 19 Jan 2016 - 04 May 2016