Spring 2017

Playwriting I

Listed in: English, as ENGL-222  |  Theater and Dance, as THDA-270

Formerly listed as: THDA-31

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Connie Congdon (Section 01)

Description

(Offered as THDA 270 and ENGL 222) A workshop in writing for the stage. The semester will begin with exercises that lead to the making of short plays and, by the end of the term, longer plays--ten minutes and up in length. Writing will be done in and out of class; students’ work will be discussed in the workshop and in private conferences. At the end of the term, the student will submit a portfolio of revisions of all the exercises, including the revisions of all plays.

Admission with consent of the instructor. Limited to 15 students. Not open to first-year students. Fall semester: Five College Professor Branner. Spring semester: Playwright-in-Residence Congdon.

If Overenrolled: Preference to theater and dance majors. Decisions made after the first class.

Keywords

Artistic Practice, Attention to Writing

Offerings

2018-19: Offered in Fall 2018
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018