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Playwriting I

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

Formerly listed as: THDA-31

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Connie Congdon (Section 01)


(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: TBA. Spring semester: Playwright-in-Residence Congdon.

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


Artistic Practice, Attention to Writing


2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 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